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Volume 20, Number 10—October 2014

Detection of Measles Virus Genotype B3, India

Vijesh S. KuttiattComments to Author , Sanughosh Kalpathodi, Sindhu T. Gangadharan, Lalitha Kailas, Easwaran Sreekumar, Suja M. Sukumaran, and Radhakrishnan R. Nair
Author affiliations: Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India (V.S. Kuttiatt, S. Kalpathodi, E. Sreekumar, S.M. Sukumaran, R.R. Nair); Sree Avittom Thirunal Hospital, Government Medical College,Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (S.T. Gangadharan, L. Kailas)

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Details of the clinical samples used for genotype analysis of measles virus strains, Kerala, India, 2012

Strain name* Clinical details of patients
GenBank accession no.
Age Sex Measles vaccination status Contact history Complications
MVi/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/12.12[B3] 11 mo F No Yes Pneumonia KC997602
MVs/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/14.12/1[B3] 9 mo M No Yes Pneumonia KC997603
MVs/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/14.12/2[B3] 3 y M Yes Yes None KC997604
MVi/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/14.12/3[B3] 6 y M No No None KC997605
MVs/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/14.12/4[B3] 7 mo M No Yes Pneumonia KC997606
MVi/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/15.12[B3] 10 mo M Yes Yes None KC997607
MVs/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/30.12[B3] 7 mo F No No Pneumonia KC997608
MVs/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/31.12/1[B3] 9 mo F No Yes Pneumonia KC997609
MVs/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/31.12/2[B3] 2 y F No Yes Pneumonia KC997610
MVs/Thiruvananthapuram.IND/34.12[D8] 10 y M No No None KC997611

*Named according to World Health Organization nomenclature following the scheme: measles virus (MV), isolate (i) or clinical specimen (s)/place. country/epidemiologic week.year/sample identity [genotype].

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