Isolation of West Nile virus from urine samples of patients with acute infection

Luisa Barzon, Monia Pacenti, Elisa Franchin, Laura Squarzon, Alessandro Sinigaglia, Sebastian Ulbert, Riccardo Cusinato, Giorgio Palù

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Abstract

This study demonstrated that West Nile virus (WNV) excreted in the urine of patients with acute infection can be isolated in cell cultures. In addition, the protocols for WNV isolation from urine samples were standardized, and factors that may affect the efficiency of WNV isolation were identified.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3411-3413
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume52
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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