Enterovirus 71 outbreak, Brunei

AbuBakar, Sazaly and Sam, I-Ching and Yusof, Jaliha and Lim, Meng Keang and Misbah, Suzana and Mat Rahim, Nor Aziyah and Hooi, Poh-Sim (2009) Enterovirus 71 outbreak, Brunei. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 15 (1). pp. 79-82. ISSN 1080-6040, DOI https://doi.org/10.3201/eid1501.080264.

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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 subgeno-group B5, suggesting recent introduction and rapid spread within Brunei.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Author affi liations: University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (S. AbuBakar, I-C. Sam, S. Misbah, N. MatRahim, P.-S. Hooi); and Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam (J. Yusof, M.K. Lim)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mouth-Disease; Malaysia; Strains; Foot; Hand; Epidemics; Evolution; Japan
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammed Salim Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2012 01:28
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2020 06:19
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/3908

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