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Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Aug;13(8):1232-5.

Rotavirus G5P[6] in child with diarrhea, Vietnam.

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  • 1Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan. ahmed@med.oita-u.ac.jp

Abstract

We detected rotavirus G5P[6] with a long RNA pattern in a Vietnamese child with diarrhea. Viral outer capsid protein VP7 and VP4 genes suggest that it likely originated from porcine rotavirus either by genetic reassortment or as whole virions. To our knowledge, this is the first report of human rotavirus G5 in Asia.

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17953100
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PMC2828068
DOI:
10.3201/eid1308.061038
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