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Volume 23, Number 7—July 2017

Dispatch

Recombinant GII.P16-GII.2 Norovirus, Taiwan, 2016

Luke Tzu-Chi Liu, Ting-Yu Kuo, Ching-Yi Wu, Wan-Ting Liao, Aron J. Hall, and Fang-Tzy WuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan (L.T.-C. Liu, T.-Y. Kuo, C.-Y Wu, W.-T. Liao, F.-T. Wu); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A.J. Hall)

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Table 1

Norovirus detection in acute gastroenteritis outbreaks, Taiwan, 2012–2016

Detection    Outbreaks, no. (%)
   2012
   2013
   2014
   2015
   2016
Total norovirus   175 (57.8)   80 (32.1)   76 (28.8)   262 (60.9)   314 (70.4)
GII.2/GII.2 mixed*   4 (2.3)   1 (1.3)   6 (7.9)   9 (3.4)   75 (23.9)
Non-GII.2   171 (97.7)   79 (98.7)   70 (92.1)   253 (96.6)   239 (76.1)
Total acute gastroenteritis   303   249   264   430   446

*Outbreaks involving either only GII.2 or GII.2 with other GI or GII genotypes.

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