First detection of P[6],G9 rotaviruses in Hungary - An imported strain from India?

Brigitta László, Zoltán Nyúl, Péter Kisfali, Judit Deák, Julianna Kovács, József Kónya, Zsófia Mészner, Péter Molnár, László Pátri, Ferenc Schneider, András Tóth, Béla Melegh, Miren Iturriza-Gomara, Jim Gray, Vito Martella, György Szucs, Krisztián Bányai

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Abstract

EuroRotaNet was launched to monitor rotavirus strain prevalence during and after introduction of rotavirus vaccines in Europe. In early 2007, we detected P[6],G9 rotaviruses to appear in Hungary, representing the first documented occurrence of this strain in our surveillance area. Epidemiologic data suggested that this strain was introduced from India.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-143
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Travel Medicine
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - márc. 1 2009

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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László, B., Nyúl, Z., Kisfali, P., Deák, J., Kovács, J., Kónya, J., Mészner, Z., Molnár, P., Pátri, L., Schneider, F., Tóth, A., Melegh, B., Iturriza-Gomara, M., Gray, J., Martella, V., Szucs, G., & Bányai, K. (2009). First detection of P[6],G9 rotaviruses in Hungary - An imported strain from India? Journal of Travel Medicine, 16(2), 141-143. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1708-8305.2008.00293.x