Epidemic of genotype GII.2 noroviruses during spring 2004 in Osaka City, Japan

Nobuhiro Iritani, Atsushi Kaida, Hideyuki Kubo, Niichiro Abe, Tsukasa Murakami, Harry Vennema, Marion Koopmans, Naokazu Takeda, Hisashi Ogura, Yoshiyuki Seto*

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Abstract

Between March and May 2004, a GII.2 genotype norovirus strain caused an epidemic of acute gastroenteritis in Osaka, Japan. Phylogenetic analysis showed that this strain was distinct from all other GII.2 strains detected in Osaka City between April 1996 and March 2005.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2406-2409
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume46
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008
Externally publishedYes

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