PAUL W. CLOUGH, M.D.
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Since a Coxsackie virus was first recovered and described by Dalldorf in 1948 much information has been obtained both regarding the characteristics of the virus, its occurrence under natural conditions and the manifestations of infection in man. Some of the earlier studies were reviewed here in 1951.1 The Coxsackie viruses, like the polioviruses and ECHO viruses, are enteric viruses. They are acquired presumably by ingestion, they are disseminated in the feces, and they have been found in sewage and in pools of flies, doubtless as a result of fecal contamination. They are worldwide in distribution. They have been recovered during
CLOUGH PW. COXSACKIE VIRUSES AS A CAUSE OF DISEASE IN MAN. Ann Intern Med. 1959;50:1062–1068. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-4-1062
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(4):1062-1068.
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