Enterovirus 71 outbreak, Brunei.

AbuBakar, S.; Sam, I.; Yusof, J.; Lim, M.K.; Misbah, S.; MatRahim, N.A.; Hooi, P. (2009) Enterovirus 71 outbreak, Brunei. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 15 (1). pp. 79-82. ISSN 1080-6059

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Abstract

Enterovirus 71 (EV71) outbreaks occur periodically in the Asia-Pacific region. In 2006, Brunei reported its first major outbreak of EV71 infections, associated with fatalities from neurologic complications. Isolated EV71 strains formed a distinct lineage with low diversity within subgenogroup B5, suggesting recent introduction and rapid spread within Brunei.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. AbuBakar, S.
  2. Sam, I.
  3. Yusof, J.
  4. Lim, M.K.
  5. Misbah, S.
  6. MatRahim, N.A.
  7. Hooi, P.
Journal or Publication Title: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Additional Information: Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Animals; Brunei/epidemiology
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2011 12:54
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2013 16:49
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1052

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