oa South African Medical Journal - Myocarditis of the newborn - an outbreak in a maternity home in Southern Rhodesia associated with Coxsackie group-B virus infection
|Article Title||Myocarditis of the newborn - an outbreak in a maternity home in Southern Rhodesia associated with Coxsackie group-B virus infection|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *General Hospital, Umtali, Southern Rhodesia **Poliomyeltitis Research Foundation, South African Institute for Medical Research|
|Publication Date||Jun 1955|
|Pages||608 - 612|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiology, Clinical features, Coxsackie group-B virus infection, Epidemiology, Maternity home, Myocarditis, Newborn, Outbreak and Southern Rhodesia|
In late February and early March of 1954, 3 babies developed an acute febrile illness soon after birth in a maternity home in Southern Rhodesia. One of these babies died on. the 12th day after birth; the other 2 recovered after being ill about one week.
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