New Viruses in Idiopathic Human Diarrhea Cases, the Netherlands

Saskia Smits, Claudia Schapendonk, Janko Beek, H Vennema, Anita Schürch, Debby van Eck - Schipper, Rogier Bodewes, Bart Haagmans, Ab Osterhaus, Marion Koopmans

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Emerging viral infections can be identified by using a viral metagenomics approach for clinical human material. Diarrhea samples of patients with unexplained gastroenteritis from the Netherlands were analyzed by using viral metagenomics. Novel Circular DNA viruses, bufaviruses, and genogroup III picobirnaviruses were identified. These data expand our knowledge of the human virome.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)1218-1222
Number of pages5
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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