Molecular Characterization of Chikungunya Virus, Philippines, 2011–2013
Ava Kristy Sy1
, Mariko Saito-Obata1
, Inez Andrea Medado, Kentaro Tohma, Clyde Dapat, Edelwisa Segubre-Mercado, Amado Tandoc, Socorro Lupisan, and Hitoshi Oshitani
Author affiliations: Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Muntinlupa City, Philippines (A.K. Sy, I.A. Medado, E. Segubre-Mercado, A. Tandoc III, S. Lupisan); Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan (M. Saito-Obata, K. Tohma, C. Dapat, H. Oshitani); Tohoku–Research Institute for Tropical Medicine Collaborating Research Center on Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Muntinlupa City (M. Saito-Obata, C. Dapat, H. Oshitani)
Figure 2. Geographic distribution of CHIKV genotypes in the Philippines. The location of samples collected in this study are indicated by circles; 1 circle represents 1 sample. Black circles indicate Asian genotype; white (open) circles indicate East/Central/South African genotype. CHIKV, chikungunya virus.
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