Volume 14, Number 1—January 2008
THEME ISSUE International Polar Year
Molecular Epidemiology of Dengue Virus Strains from Finnish Travelers
Eili Huhtamo* , Nathalie Y. Uzcátegui*, Heli Siikamäki†, Auli Saarinen*, Heli Piiparinen*, Antti Vaheri*, and Olli Vapalahti*‡§
Author affiliations: *Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland; †Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland; ‡HUSLAB Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Finland; §Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland;
Figure 1. Neighbor-joining phylogenetic trees of the 4 dengue virus (DENV) serotypes based on the 454-bp capsid–premembrane (C-preM) region sequences obtained from first-round amplicons (6). Isolates described in this study are circled. Bars represent nucleotide substitutions/site.
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