Prevalence of adenovirus and rotavirus infection in immunocompromised patients with acute gastroenteritis in Portugal
Joana Ribeiro, Célia Arrabalde, Sandra Almeida, Inês Baldaque, Hugo Sousa, Virology Service, Portuguese Institute of Oncology of Porto, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal
Joana Ribeiro, Delfim Ferreira, Hugo Sousa, Molecular Oncology and Viral Pathology Group, Portuguese Institute of Oncology of Porto, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal
Joana Ribeiro, Research Department, Portuguese League Against Cancer (Liga Portuguesa Contra o Cancro - Núcleo Regional do Norte), 4200-177 Porto, Portugal
Author contributions: Almeida S and Baldaque I performed the experimental tests for Adv and RV detection; Ribeiro J, Ferreira D, and Arrabalde C were responsible for the data collection; Ribeiro J and Sousa H analyzed data; Ribeiro J and Ferreira D wrote the paper; Sousa H supervised the study; all authors have provided the final approval of the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors declare no conflicts of interest with any competing financial interest for the work described in this paper.
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Correspondence to: Hugo Sousa, MD, PhD, Virology Service, Portuguese Institute of Oncology of Porto, Rua Dr. António Bernardino Almeida, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: May 8, 2015
Peer-review started: May 9, 2015
First decision: June 3, 2015
Revised: September 9, 2015
Accepted: September 29, 2015
Article in press: September 30, 2015
Published online: November 12, 2015