[Isolation of viruses from autopsy material during the Coxsackie virus epidemic in Sarajevo in 1985]

Med Arh. 1990;44(1):39-42.
[Article in Croatian]


In this paper were presented results of isolation of vira from some organs of the dead newborn infants during the epidemy Coxsackie B virosis in Sarajevo in 1985. 12 newborn died. Obduction was done in seven newborn. From the seven obducated, in six were isolated Coxsackie B-3 vira from heart, lungs, brain, liquor, blood, heart blood but the attempts of isolation of the vira from intestine and from pericardial liquor did not succeed.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Coxsackievirus Infections / epidemiology
  • Coxsackievirus Infections / microbiology*
  • Disease Outbreaks*
  • Enterovirus B, Human / isolation & purification*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn