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Volume 24, Number 4—April 2018

Importation of Mumps Virus Genotype K to China from Vietnam

Wu-Chun Cao, Lili Deng, Xianyu Lin, Ximing Wang, Yuyan Ma, Qiuyun Deng, Xiaohua Xue, Ge Zhong, and Li JinComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Nanning, China (W. Liu, L. Deng, Y. Ma, Q. Deng, G. Zhong); Shuikou Entry–Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, Longzhou, China (X. Lin, X. Xue); Longzhou County Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Longzhou (X. Wang); Public Health England, London, UK (L. Jin)

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Characteristics of 13 mumps patients during importation of mumps virus genotype K to China from Vietnam, 2016*

Patient no. Age, y/sex Date of illness onset Date of sample collection Parotid gland swelling Body temperature, °C Virus isolation result Mumps virus strain
1 7/M May 15 May 15 Bilateral 37.3 + MuVi/CaoBang.VNM/20.16/1[K]
2 9/F May 16 May 21 Bilateral 36.8 MuVs/CaoBang.VNM/21.16/1[K]
3 4/M May 16 May 22 Bilateral 37.5 MuVs/CaoBang.VNM/21.16/2[K]
4 5/M Jun 4 Jun 4 Unilateral 37.5 + MuVi/CaoBang.VNM/23.16/1[K]
5 4/M Jun 6 Jun 6 Bilateral 37.0 + MuVi/CaoBang.VNM/24.16/1[K]
6 5/M Jun 13 Jun 14 Unilateral 37.5 + MuVi/CaoBang.VNM/25.16/1[K]
7 6/M Jun 13 Jun 14 Unilateral 38.0 + MuVi/CaoBang.VNM/25.16/2[K]
8 5/F Jun 17 Jun 19 Bilateral 37.0 + MuVi/CaoBang.VNM/25.16/3[K]
9† 11/F Jul 15 Jul 20 Unilateral 38.8 MuVs/Guangxi.CHN/29.16/1[K]
10 10/M Jul 15 Jul 15 Unilateral 38.6 MuVs/CaoBang.VNM/29.16/1[K]
11 27/F Aug 1 Aug 3 Unilateral 37.0 + MuVi/CaoBang.VNM/32.16/1[K]
12 23/F Aug 1 Aug 3 Bilateral 36.8 + MuVi/CaoBang.VNM/32.16/2[K]
13 30/M Aug 4 Aug 8 Bilateral 36.5 MuVs/CaoBang.VNM/32.16/3[K]

*All patients had positive results for mumps virus by PCR. +, positive; –, negative.
†Patient in China.

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