Temporal variation of Malaysian rotavirus electropherotypes.

Rasool, N; Othman, R.Y.; Adenan, M.I; Hamzah, M (1989) Temporal variation of Malaysian rotavirus electropherotypes. Journal of clinical microbiology, 27 (4). pp. 785-7. ISSN 0095-1137

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Abstract

An analysis of rotavirus electropherotypes circulating in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, over 7 years showed that all except 1 of the 360 electropherotypes encountered were characteristic of group A rotaviruses. The long electropherotype predominated annually, and there was a rarity of short electropherotypes. Extensive genome variability and cocirculation of different electropherotypes were observed annually. A sequential appearance of the predominant electropherotype was observed in all years of the study, except for 1985 and 1988, when one electropherotype predominated throughout the study periods. There was no shift in the predominant electropherotype over a 6-year period.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Rasool, N
  2. Othman, R.Y.
  3. Adenan, M.I
  4. Hamzah, M
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of clinical microbiology
Uncontrolled Keywords: rotavirus electropherotypes
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2011 10:08
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2013 14:36
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/242

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