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Table 1 The source of specimens(n = 613) for enterovirus-positive identified from 758 patients presented with aseptic meningitis

From: Epidemics of viral meningitis caused by echovirus 6 and 30 in Korea in 2008

Type of specimens Positive(n = 613) positive rates Total(= 954) Proportion
Stool 299 77.1% 388 40.7%
CSF 262 59.1% 443 46.4%
Throat swab 28 50.9% 55 5.8%
urine 21 45.7% 46 4.8%
Serum 3 13.6% 22 2.3%