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The evolution and transmission of epidemic GII.17 noroviruses

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BACKGROUND: In recent decades, the GII.4 norovirus genotype has predominated in epidemics worldwide and been associated with an increased rate of evolutionary change. In 2014, a novel GII.17 variant emerged and persisted, causing large outbreaks of gastroenteritis in China and sporadic infections globally. The origin, evolution, and transmission history of this new variant are largely unknown. METHODS: We generated 103 full capsid and 8 whole-genome sequences of GII.17 strains collected betwe...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/infdis/jiw208

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Pybus, Oliver
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
214
Issue:
4
Pages:
556-564
Publication date:
2016-08-15
Acceptance date:
2016-05-13
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Pubs id:
pubs:631378
URN:
uri:a01f2e88-ab04-413d-85e2-f6af8b4bda70
UUID:
a01f2e88-ab04-413d-85e2-f6af8b4bda70
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pubs:631378
Paper number:
4

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