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Volume 15, Number 1—January 2009

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G2 Strain of Rotavirus among Infants and Children, Bangladesh

Shuvra Kanti Dey, Yuko Hayakawa, Majibur Rahman, Rafiqul Islam, Masashi Mizuguchi, Shoko Okitsu, and Hiroshi UshijimaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (S.K. Dey, M. Mizuguchi, H. Ushijima); Society for Rural Education and Development, Dhaka, Bangladesh (R. Islam); University of Dhaka, Dhaka (M. Rahman); Gunma Paz College, Gunma, Japan (Y. Hayakawa); Aino College, Tokyo (S. Okitsu).

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Distribution of group A rotavirus G and P genotypes among infants and children with acute gastroenteritis in Dhaka City, Bangladesh, 2004–2005*

Genotype P[8] P[4] P[6] Mixed* Nontypeable Total
G1 33 4 0 1 2 40
G2 11 109 0 9 13 142
G3 8 0 0 1 0 9
G4 51 4 0 2 5 62
G9 36 2 1 2 3 44
Mixed* 10 0 0 0 0 10
Total 149 119 1 15 23 307

*>1 G or P genotype was recognized.

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