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Human Metapneumovirus Pediatric Respiratory Infections: Comparing Direct Immunofluorescence versus Polymerase Chain Reaction

Doaa Mahdy El-Wakil 1 , Eman Ahmed El-Seidi 1 , Reham Aly Dwedar 1 , Lamiaa Abd El-Fattah Madkour 1 , * and Hanaa Ibrahim Rady 2
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1 Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
2 Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
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  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: April 01, 2017, 5 (2); e39830
  • Published Online: October 3, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 8, 2016
  • Revised: September 6, 2016
  • Accepted: September 18, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.39830

To Cite: Mahdy El-Wakil D, Ahmed El-Seidi E, Aly Dwedar R, Abd El-Fattah Madkour L, Ibrahim Rady H. Human Metapneumovirus Pediatric Respiratory Infections: Comparing Direct Immunofluorescence versus Polymerase Chain Reaction, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2017 ; 5(2):e39830. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.39830.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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