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Euro Surveill. 2015 Mar 12;20(10):21062.

Two cases of acute severe flaccid myelitis associated with enterovirus D68 infection in children, Norway, autumn 2014.

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Department of Paediatrics, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.


Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), phylogenetic clade B was identified in nasopharyngeal specimens of two cases of severe acute flaccid myelitis. The cases were six and five years-old and occurred in September and November 2014. EV-D68 is increasingly associated with acute flaccid myelitis in children, most cases being reported in the United States. Awareness of this possible neurological complication of enterovirus D68 infection is needed.

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