Epidemiological Research on Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Mainland China
AbstractHand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD), which has led to millions of attacks and several outbreaks across the world and become more predominant in Asia-Pacific Region, especially in Mainland China, is caused by several Human Enteroviruses including new enterovirus, coxsakievirus and echovirus. In recent years, much research has focused on the epidemiological characteristics of HFMD. In this article, multiple characteristics of HFMD such as basic epidemiology, etiology and molecular epidemiology; influencing factors; detection; and surveillance are reviewed, as these can be help protect high risks groups, prevalence prediction and policy making for disease prevention. View Full-Text
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Zhuang, Z.-C.; Kou, Z.-Q.; Bai, Y.-J.; Cong, X.; Wang, L.-H.; Li, C.; Zhao, L.; Yu, X.-J.; Wang, Z.-Y.; Wen, H.-L. Epidemiological Research on Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Mainland China. Viruses 2015, 7, 6400-6411.
Zhuang Z-C, Kou Z-Q, Bai Y-J, Cong X, Wang L-H, Li C, Zhao L, Yu X-J, Wang Z-Y, Wen H-L. Epidemiological Research on Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Mainland China. Viruses. 2015; 7(12):6400-6411.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhuang, Zhi-Chao; Kou, Zeng-Qiang; Bai, Yong-Juan; Cong, Xiang; Wang, Li-Hong; Li, Chun; Zhao, Li; Yu, Xue-Jie; Wang, Zhi-Yu; Wen, Hong-Ling. 2015. "Epidemiological Research on Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Mainland China." Viruses 7, no. 12: 6400-6411.