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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011


New Dengue Virus Type 1 Genotype in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Hasitha A. Tissera, Eng Eong Ooi, Duane J. Gubler, Ying Tan, Barathy Logendra, Wahala M.P.B. Wahala, Aravinda M. de Silva, M.R. Nihal Abeysinghe, Paba Palihawadana, Sunethra Gunasena, Clarence C. Tam, Ananda Amarasinghe, G. William Letson, Harold S. Margolis, and Aruna Dharshan De SilvaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Ministry of Health, Colombo, Sri Lanka (H.A. Tissera, M.R.N. Abeysinghe, P. Palihawadana); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (H.A. Tissera, C.C. Tam); Duke–National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore (E.E. Ooi, D.J. Gubler, Y. Tan); Genetech Research Institute, Colombo (B. Logendra, A.D. De Silva); University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA (W.M.P.B. Wahala, A.M. de Silva); Medical Research Institute, Colombo (S. Gunasena); International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, South Korea (A. Amerasinghe, G.W. Letson, H.S. Margolis)

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Dengue virus type 1 strains used in analysis of new dengue virus genotype, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Virus strain* Location Subtype Year isolated GenBank accession no.
DV1_Aust_1983 Australia III 1983 AB074761
DV1_West_Pacific_1974 Western Pacific III 1974 U88535
DV1_Brazil_1990 Brazil IV 1990 AF226685
DV1_China_1980 People’s Republic of China I 1980 AF350498
DV1_Japan_43 Japan I 1943 AB074760
DV1_Malaysia_72 Malaysia Sylvatic 1972 EF457905
DV1_Seychelles_2004 Seychelles III 2004 DQ285561
DV1_SL_1983a Sri Lanka III 1983 FJ225443
DV1_SL_1984 Sri Lanka III 1984 FJ225444
DV1_SL_1992a Sri Lanka IV 1992 FJ225445
DV1_SL_1997a Sri Lanka IV 1997 FJ225446
DV1_SL_2003a Sri Lanka IV 2003 FJ225447
DV1_SL_2004a Sri Lanka IV 2004 FJ225448
DV1_SL_2004b Sri Lanka IV 2004 FJ225449
DV1_SL_2004c Sri Lanka IV 2004 FJ225450
DV1_Thailand_64 Thailand II 1964 AF180818
DV1_SL_2009a Sri Lanka I 2009 HQ891313
DV1_SL_2009b Sri Lanka I 2009 HQ891314
DV1_SL_2009c Sri Lanka I 2009 HQ891315
DV1_SL_2009e Sri Lanka I 2009 JN054256
DV1_SL_2010b Sri Lanka I 2010 JN054255

*Strains are indicated as genotype_location_year.

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