Calicivirus from Novel Recovirus Genogroup in Human Diarrhea, Bangladesh

Saskia Smits, M Rahman, Claudia Schapendonk, M van Leeuwen, ASG Faruque, Bart Haagmans, Hubert Endtz, Ab Osterhaus

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To identify unknown human viruses in the enteric tract, we examined 105 stool specimens from patients with diarrhea in Bangladesh. A novel calicivirus was identified in a sample from 1 patient and subsequently found in samples from 5 other patients. Phylogenetic analyses classified this virus within the proposed genus Recovirus.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)1192-1195
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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