Molecular Epidemiology of Rhinovirus Detections in Young Children.


Background.  Human rhinoviruses (HRVs) are frequently detected in children with acute respiratory illnesses (ARIs) but also in asymptomatic children. We compared features of ARI with HRV species (A, B, C) and determined genotypes associated with repeated HRV detections within individuals. Methods.  We used clinical data and respiratory samples obtained from children