Coxsackie Virus


Most infections with Coxsackie virus are asymptomatic. Infections can be accompanied by fever, headache, aching limbs, colds, swallowing disorders of lymphocytic meningitis, gastrointestinal symptoms, myocarditis and perimyocarditis. In children in particular, an exanthema may occur on the soles of the feet, the palms of the hands and the oral mucus. Occasionally, blisters form on the mouth, lips and genital mucosa.

Laboratory methods BCA-lab:

Coxsackie Virus IgM + IgG antibody Serum tubes