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Volume 9, Number 4—April 2003


Molecular Epidemiology of Human Enterovirus 71 Strains and Recent Outbreaks in the Asia-Pacific Region: Comparative Analysis of the VP1 and VP4 Genes

Mary Jane Cardosa*Comments to Author , David Perera*, Betty A. Brown†, Doosung Cheon‡, Hung Ming Chan*, Kwai Peng Chan§, Haewol Cho‡, and Peter McMinn¶
Author affiliations: *Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Sarawak, Malaysia; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡National Institute of Health, Seoul, Korea; §Singapore General Hospital, Singapore; ¶Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Table 2

VP4 nucleotide sequence identities within genogroups

Genogroup % Identity
91.3 to 100
96.6 to 98.6
98.1 to 100
94.7 to 100
90.3 to 100
93.2 to 100
C3 99.0 to 100

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