Enterovirus 71–associated Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease, Southern Vietnam, 2011
Truong Huu Khanh, Saraswathy Sabanathan, Tran Tan Thanh, Le Phan Kim Thoa, Tang Chi Thuong, Vu thi Ty Hang, Jeremy Farrar, Tran Tinh Hien, Nguyen van Vinh Chau, and H. Rogier van Doorn
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Children’s Hospital 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (T.H. Khanh, L.P.K. Thoa, T.C. Thuong); Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Oxford, UK (S. Sabanathan, T.T. Thanh, V.t.T. Hang, J. Farrar, T.T. Hien, H.R. van Doorn); Oxford University (S. Sabanathan, J. Farrar, T.T. Hien, H.R. van Doorn); Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City (N.v.V. Chau)
Figure 2. . . Phylogenetic tree of enterovirus 71 viral protein 1 constructed by MEGA4 (www.megasoftware.net) with neighbor-joining method showing the relationship of 18 local sequences from 2010 and 2011 (triangles). Sequence names consist of the following information: the hospital at which the sample was obtained (HTD, Hospital for Tropical Diseases; CH1, Children’s Hospital 1; CH2, Children’s Hospital 2 (all from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam]); number in chronologic order/VNM for Vietnam/date (month-year). Reference genotypic sequences used in tree construction were obtained from GenBank. Detailed information about these sequences is available in reference (1).
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