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Volume 10, Number 4—April 2004

Research

Myanmar Dengue Outbreak Associated with Displacement of Serotypes 2, 3, and 4 by Dengue 1

Hlaing Myat Thu*†, Kym Lowry*, Thein Thein Myint‡, Than Nu Shwe‡, Aye Maung Han‡, Kyu Kyu Khin§, Kyaw Zin Thant†, Soe Thein†, and John Aaskov*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia; †Department of Medical Research, Yangon, Myanmar; ‡Yangon Children’s Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar; §Mawlamyaing General Hospital, Mawlamyaing, Myanmar

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Table 3

Comparison of amino acid changes in dengue 1 virus (DENV-1) E proteins with the sequence of the same region of co-circulating strains of DENV 2–4a

Y
Position
Amino acid sequence
DENV-1 DENV-2 DENV-3 DENV-4
1998
E37
MAKNKPT
MAKNKPT
MAKNKPT
MAQGKPT
Post-1998

MAKDKPT



1998
E155
GNETTEH
GNDTGKH
GNDTQGH
GNDTSNH
Post-1998

GNESTEH



1998
E369
IEATPPF
IEAEPPF
IEAEPPF
IELEPPF
Post-1998

IEAEPPF



1998
E442
IFGAAYG
VFGAIYG
DFGSVGG
VFGSVYT
Post-1998 IFGTAYG

aAmino acids in bold occur at the positions in the E protein indicated, e.g., E37, E155.

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