Recombinant nontypeable genotype II human noroviruses in the Americas

Kentaro Tohma, Cara J. Lepore, Juan I. Degiuseppe, Juan A. Stupka, Mayuko Saito, Holger Mayta, Mirko Zimic, Lauren A. Ford-Siltz, Robert H. Gilman, Gabriel I. Parra

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Abstract

We report multiple nontypeable genotype II noroviruses circulating in South America; nucleotides differed by >25% from those of other genotypes. These viruses have been circulating in the Americas for ≈20 years and show recombination with other genotypes. Clues to norovirus natural history can guide development of treatment and prevention plans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-159
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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