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Volume 13, Number 4—April 2007


Symptomatic and Subclinical Infection with Rotavirus P[8]G9, Rural Ecuador

Pablo Endara*, Gabriel Trueba*, Owen D. Solberg†, Sarah J. Bates†, Karina Ponce*, William Cevallos*, Jelle Matthijnssens‡, and Joseph N.S. Eisenberg§Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador; †University of California, Berkeley, California, USA; ‡University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; §University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA;

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Table 3

Estimated percentages of rotavirus-positive persons infected with P[8], G9, and P[8]G9, Ecuador

Location P[8], n (%) G9, n (%) P[8]G9, n (%)
31 (66–89)
34 (72–92)
29 (62–88)
Quito 26 (90–96) 26 (90–96) 25 (86–93)

*Assumes that all nontypeable samples were either degraded (upper bound) or a novel strain (lower bound).

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