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Volume 16, Number 1—January 2010

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Novel Human Parechovirus, Sri Lanka

Ngan Thi Kim Pham, Quang Duy Trinh, Sayaka Takanashi, Chandra Abeysekera, Asiri Abeygunawardene, Hideaki Shimizu, Pattara Khamrin, Shoko Okitsu, Masashi Mizuguchi, and Hiroshi UshijimaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (N.T.K. Pham, Q.D. Trinh, S. Takanashi, M. Mizuguchi); University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (C. Abeysekera, A. Abeygunawardene); Kawasaki City Institute of Health, Kanagawa, Japan (H. Shimizu); Aino Health Science Center and Aino University, Tokyo (P. Khamrin, H. Ushijima); Aino Science Center and Aino College, Tokyo (S. Okitsu).

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Table

Mean percentage nucleotide similarities between HPeV genotypes*

HPeV genotype 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 14
1
2 64.1
3 58.0 59.0
4 63. 9 63.2 59.5
5 61.6 60.7 53.5 65.8
6 64.7 60.1 61.0 61.8 60.8
7 57.3 59.9 63.8 58.7 56.0 54.1
8 61.6 61.7 61.2 62.3 57.7 59.1 62.1
10 60.5 56.8 69.1 60.9 54.5 55.9 66.0 63.6
14 59.8 58.4 65.9 58.4 56.2 56.6 66.2 62.5 68.8

*HPeV, human parechovirus.

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