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Volume 24, Number 12—December 2018

Outbreak of HIV Infection Linked to Nosocomial Transmission, China, 2016–2017

Xiaohong Pan1, Jianmin Jiang1, Qiaoqin Ma, Jiafeng Zhang, Jiezhe Yang, Wanjun Chen, Xiaobei Ding, Qin Fan, Zhihong Guo, Yan Xia, Shichang Xia2Comments to Author , and Zunyou Wu2Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: These first authors contributed equally to this articleZhejiang Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hangzhou, China (X. Pan, J. Jiang, Q. Ma, J. Zhang, J. Yang, W. Chen, X. Ding, Q. Fan, Z. Guo, Y. Xia, S. Xia); National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, Beijing, China (Z. Wu); University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA (Z. Wu)

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Table 2

Similarity of HIV genetic sequence of viral nucleic acid from the index case-patient and the 5 women infected by during nosocomial HIV outbreak, Hangzhou, China, 2016–2017

Sequence similarity, %
Case-patient 1
Case-patient 2
Case-patient 3
Case-patient 4
Case-patient 5
gag 99.70 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 99.95
pol 99.50 99.40 99.50 99.50 99.50 99.48
env 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 99.60 99.92

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1These first authors contributed equally to this article.

2These senior authors contributed equally to this article.

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