Seroepidemiology of astrovirus MLB1

Lori R. Holtz, Irma K. Bauer, Hongbing Jiang, Robert Belshe, Pamela Freiden, Stacey L. Schultz-Cherry, David Wang

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To determine the seroprevalence of astrovirus MLB1 (MLB1), an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was established. MLB1 seropositivity was high in children <6 months old, decreased to a nadir at 12 to 23 months old, and increased to 100% by adulthood. MLB1 infection is common, and primary exposure occurs in childhood.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)908-911
Number of pages4
JournalClinical and Vaccine Immunology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2014


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