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Volume 12, Number 10—October 2006

Research

Human Rotavirus G9 and G3 as Major Cause of Diarrhea in Hospitalized Children, Spain

Alicia Sánchez-Fauquier*Comments to Author , Vanessa Montero*, Silvia Moreno*, Monica Solé*, Javier Colomina†, Miren Iturriza-Gomara‡, Ana Revilla*, Isabel Wilhelmi§, Jim Gray†, and Gegavi/VIGESS-Net Group
Author affiliations: *Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain; †Hospital La Ribera, Alzira, Valencia, Spain; ‡Centre for Infections Health Protection Agency, London, UK; §Hospital Severo Ochoa, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain

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Table 3

Rotavirus G genotypes in children <5 years of age, hospitalized with gastroenteritis, by region, Spain, 2005–2006

Rotavirus
G types No. samples (%) Total no. samples (%)
N = 352†
Albacete,
n = 79 Cáceres,
n = 86 León,
n = 23 Fuenlabrada,
n = 28 Leganés,
n = 121 Valencia,
n = 15
G1* 20 (25.3) 10 (11.6) 4 (17.4) 4 (14.3) 21 (17.4) 11 (73.3) 71 (20.2)
G2* 2 (2.5) 4 (4.7) 2 (8.7) 4 (14.3) 13 (10.7) 0 25 (7.1)
G3* 36 (45.6) 36 (41.9) 5 (21.7) 11 (39.3) 27 (22.3) 0 116 (33.0)
G4* 0 1 (1.2) 0 0 1 (0.8) 0 2 (0.6)
G9* 25 (31.6) 52 (60.5) 13 (56.5) 13 (46.4) 71 (58.7) 2 (13.3) 178 (50.6)
G1 + G2 1 (1.3) 1 (1.2) 0 2 (7.1) 0 0 4 (1.1)
G1 + G9 1 (1.3) 0 0 0 2 (1.7) 1 (6.7) 4 (1.1)
G1 + G3 0 (0.0( 0 0 0 1 (0.8) 0 1 (0.3)
G2 + G9 0 0 0 0 3 (2.5) 0 3 (0.9)
G3 + G9 2 (2.5) 16 (18.6) 1 (4.3) 2 (7.1) 6 (5.0) 1 (6.7) 28 (8.0)

*Includes mixed infections.
†G typing for 10 samples could not be determined.

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1Gegavi/VIGESS-Net Group members: A. Sánchez-Fauquier, V. Montero, S. Moreno, A. Potente, F. Adam, J.C. Sanz, J. Colomina, S. Llanes, F. Gimeno, C. Gutiérrez, C. Sainz de Baranda, M.J. López, P. Teno, E. Roman, M. Alonso, M. Marugán, I. Fernández, I. Wilhelmi, M.L. Cilleruelo

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