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Isolation of Nipah virus from Malaysian Island flying-foxes.
In late 1998, Nipah virus emerged in peninsular Malaysia and caused fatal disease in domestic pigs and humans and substantial economic loss to the local pig industry. Surveillance of wildlife speciesExpand
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The molecular basis of mouse adaptation by human enterovirus 71.
A mouse-adapted strain of human enterovirus 71 (HEV71) was selected by serial passage of a HEV71 clinical isolate (HEV71-26M) in Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells (CHO-26M) and in newborn BALB/c miceExpand
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Mapping genetic determinants of the cell-culture growth phenotype of enterovirus 71
Enterovirus 71 (EV71) is a member of the species Human enterovirus A within the family Picornaviridae and is a major causative agent of epidemics of hand, foot and mouth disease associated withExpand
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Echovirus 7 associated encephalomyelitis.
BACKGROUND Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is endemic in Malaysia. In 1997, a large outbreak of enterovirus 71 (EV-71) associated HFMD resulted in 41 deaths due to severe left ventricularExpand
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Comparison of the complete nucleotide sequences of echovirus 7 strain UMMC and the prototype (Wallace) strain demonstrates significant genetic drift over time.
The complete nucleotide sequences are reported of two strains of echovirus 7, the prototype Wallace strain (Eo7-Wallace) and a recent Malaysian strain isolated from the cerebrospinal fluid of a childExpand
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The Molecular Epidemiology and Evolution of Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus: Recent Emergence of Distinct Sub-lineages of the Dominant Genotype 1
Background Recent increased activity of the mosquito-borne Murray Valley encephalitis virus (MVEV) in Australia has renewed concerns regarding its potential to spread and cause disease.Expand
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Seroprevalence of human parvovirus B19 infection in an urban population in Malaysia.
A seroepidemiological study carried out on 800 stored serum samples collected between January 1999 to December 2000 derived from an urban population in Malaysia showed that the overall seropositiveExpand
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A retrospective review of mucocutaneous infections by human herpesvirus 1 and 2 in an urban population in Malaysia.
This is a 10-year retrospective review of mucocutaneous infection by human herpesvirus 1 (HHV1) and human herpesvirus 2 (HHV2) carried out by the virus diagnostic unit of University Malaya MedicalExpand
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Complete Genome Sequences of the Prototype Isolates of Genotypes 2, 3, and 4 of Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus
ABSTRACT Murray Valley encephalitis virus (MVEV) (Flaviviridae family, Flavivirus genus), a mosquito-borne pathogen of humans and horses, is endemic to the Australasian region. We report here theExpand
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Hand, foot and mouth disease: University Malaya Medical Centre experience.
The prevalence of HFMD as well as the causative agents was unknown in peninsular Malaysia prior to May 1997. From May 1997 to June 2001, 585 patients suspected to have enterovirus infections, withExpand
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