Volume 76, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


The present study suggests that human metapneumovirus (hMPV) is an important cause of community acquired respiratory infections in children. We report the detection of hMPV in a pediatric population with influenza-like illness in the subtropical area of Yucatan in Mexico. Our data also shows that hMPV circulates in the community with other respiratory pathogens.


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  • Received : 01 Mar 2006
  • Accepted : 24 Sep 2006
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