oa South African Medical Journal - The excretion of virus during convalescence from poliomyelitis
|Article Title||The excretion of virus during convalescence from poliomyelitis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Poliomyelitis Research Foundation, South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Nov 1955|
|Pages||1071 - 1073|
|Keyword(s)||Convalescence, Faecal excretion, Poliomyelitis, Stool sample, Virology and Virus|
The faecal excretion of poliomyelitis virus, which may be prolonged up to 120 days, is discussed; and the limitations of the isolation of patients are considered.
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