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Volume 8, Number 9—September 2002


Molecular Epidemiology of Measles Viruses in the United States, 1997–2001

Paul A. Rota*Comments to Author , Stephanie L. Liffick*, Jennifer S. Rota*, Russell S. Katz*, Susan Redd*, Mark Papania*, and William J. Bellini*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;

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Table 2

Frequency of detection of measles genotypes, United States, 1997–2001

Genotype No.a Sourceb
D6 13 European countries, Brazil, unknown
D5 12 Japan, unknown
D4 8 India, Kenya, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Japan, unknown
H1 7 China, Korea, unknown
C2 2 Germany, Zimbabwe
D8 2 Italy, United Kingdom
H2 3 Vietnam, unknown
D3 2 Philippines
D2 1 Ireland
D7 4 Sweden, Europe, unknown
G2 1 Unknown

aNumber indicates the number of times a genotype was associated with either an outbreak or a case.
bSource of virus, if known, based on standard epidemiologic investigations.

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