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Volume 8, Number 7—July 2002

Dispatch

Novel Measles Virus Genotype, East Timor and Australia

Doris Chibo*, Michaela Riddell*, Michael Catton*, and Christopher Birch*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *World Health Organization Regional Measles Reference Laboratory for the Western Pacific Region, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia;

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Unique predicted amino acid differences compared with all reference measles virus sequences in 456-bp carboxyl-terminal end of Na geneb

Sample no. Predicted amino acid differences Accession no.
1–13 439Kc AF353622
14–16 439Kc; 456L AY055850
17 439Kc; 456L AY055851

aN, nucleoprotein.
bIdentified from 17 clinical samples in the outbreak
cUnique to proposed genotype g3.

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