Non-polio enteroviruses infections are respiratory infections similar to cold spreads from person to person. Treatment of this infection is supportive, and no vaccine is available. During the 4-year study, 17 different NPEV serotypes were identified in sewage of Guangzhou City. The most common serotypes were echovirus 11 (ECHO11), ECHO6, ECHO7, ECHO12, Coxsackie group B viruses 5 (CVB5) and CVB3. The predominant serotypes were influenced by spatial and temporal factors and differed each year.
The treatment for enterovirus infections is mainly supportive and designed to reduce the symptoms caused by the various enterovirus types. The vast majority of cases of non-polio enterovirus infection do not cause symptoms or cause mild illness with an excellent prognosis.Non-polio enterovirus infection is very common, and it is likely that pregnant women may be exposed to someone with the illness. Like most adults, pregnant women who develop an infection with one of the non-polio enteroviruses will likely have no symptoms of the infection or have only mild symptoms.