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Volume 14, Number 2—February 2008


Dengue Virus 3 Genotype 1 Associated with Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever, Brazil

Leandra Barcelos Figueiredo*, Alzira Batista Cecílio†, Gustavo Portela Ferreira*, Betânia Paiva Drumond*, Jaquelline Germano de Oliveira*, Cláudio Antônio Bonjardim*, Paulo César Peregrino Ferreira*, and Maurício Teixeira Lima*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil; †Fundação Ezequiel Dias, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil;

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Description of the dengue virus serotype 3 isolates*

Identification Disease Patient sex Patient age, y City Year Passage
history† GenBank accession nos.
E sequence C-prM sequence
BH–16 DF(HM) M 42 Belo Horizonte 2003 5 EF625832 EF428575
BH–17 DF(HM) M 6 Belo Horizonte 2003 4 EF428567
BH–19 DF M 29 Belo Horizonte 2003 5 EF625833 EF428574
MG–20‡ DHF F 18 Contagem 2004 4 EF625835 EF428572
MG–21 DF F 37 Sabará 2003 5 EF428568
BH–22 DHF F 11 Belo Horizonte 2004 5 EF428571
BH–24 DF F 37 Belo Horizonte 2003 6 EF625834 EF428570
BH–25 DF M 25 Belo Horizonte 2003 3 EF428569
MG–27 DF Caetanopólis 2002 6 EF428573

*DF, dengue fever; DF(HM), dengue fever with hemorrhagic manifestations; DHF, dengue hemorrhagic fever, according to World Health Organization definition; –, data not available.
†Number of passages in cell culture (C6/36 cell line) is shown.
‡Fatal case.

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