Volume 24, Number 5—May 2018
Foodborne Outbreaks Caused by Human Norovirus GII.P17-GII.17–Contaminated Nori, Japan, 2017
|Outbreak or strain||GenBank accession nos.||Isolation date||Identity with outbreak 1 strain, %
|RdRp, 1,530 nt||VP1, 1,620 nt|
|Outbreak 1||LC318755–LC318758||Jan 2017||NA||NA|
|Outbreak 2||LC258403†||Feb 2017||100||100|
|Outbreak 6||LC311767–LC311773||Jan 2017||100||100|
|Outbreak 7||LC318751–LC318754||Feb 2017||100||100|
|Outbreak A:16–064||LC318745||May 2016||99.6||99.9|
|Outbreak B:16–299||LC318746||Nov 2016||99.9||99.9|
|Outbreak C:16–292||LC318750||Nov 2016||99.5||99.6|
|Outbreak C:16–303||LC318749||Nov 2016||99.7||ND|
|Outbreak D:16–311||LC318747||Dec 2016||99.9||99.8|
|Outbreak D:16–315||LC318748||Dec 2016||99.8||99.6|
|GII.17 Kawasaki308||LC037415||Feb 2015||99.6||99.9|
*NA, not applicable; ND, not done.
†This isolate was registered as a representative strain of outbreaks 2–5 because all the isolates from outbreaks 2–5 showed 100% sequence identity.
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