Molecular epidemiology of enterovirus D68 from 2013 to 2014 in Philippines

Yuki Furuse, Natthawan Chaimongkol, Michiko Okamoto, Tadatsugu Imamura, Mariko Saito, Raita Tamaki, Mayuko Saito, Socorro P. Lupisan, Hitoshi Oshitani

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Abstract

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been recognized as an important cause of acute respiratory infections. Here we report the molecular epidemiology of EV-D68 in Philippines from 2013 to 2014; we found cases in areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan and found new strains in the country.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1015-1018
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume53
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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Furuse, Y., Chaimongkol, N., Okamoto, M., Imamura, T., Saito, M., Tamaki, R., Saito, M., Lupisan, S. P., & Oshitani, H. (2015). Molecular epidemiology of enterovirus D68 from 2013 to 2014 in Philippines. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 53(3), 1015-1018. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.03362-14