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Volume 20, Number 4—April 2014

Dispatch

Characteristics of Patients Infected with Norovirus GII.4 Sydney 2012, Hong Kong, China

Martin C.W. Chan, Ting F. Leung, Angela K. Kwok, Nelson Lee, and Paul K.S. ChanComments to Author 
Author affiliations: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

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Monthly distribution of norovirus cases, Hong Kong, China, August 2012–July 2013*

Year, month All No. typed GII.4 Sydney 2012, no. (%) Other GII.4 strains, no. (strain) Other genotypes, no. (type)
2012
Aug 33 32 32 (100) 0 0
Sept 46 40 39 (98) 1 (2006b) 0
Oct 26 17 15 (88) 1 (2006b) 1 (GII.6)
Nov 11 9 9 (100) 0 0
Dec
6
2
2 (100)
0
0
2013
Jan 12 9 6 (67) 0 1 (GII.6), 1 (GII.8), 1 (GII.13)
Feb 7 6 5 (83) 0 1 (GI.8)
Mar 5 3 3 (100) 0 0
Apr 11 10 4 (40) 0 1 (GI.4), 1 (GII.6), 3 (GII.3), 1 (GII.13)
May 6 4 3 (75) 0 1 (GII.3)
Jun 5 4 3 (75) 0 1 (GII.13 and GII.17 coinfection)
Jul 6 4 4 (100) 0 0

*GII, genogroup II; subsequent number is genotype.

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