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Genetic Analyses Reveal Differences in the VP7 and VP4 Antigenic Epitopes between Human Rotaviruses Circulating in Belgium and Rotaviruses in Rotarix and RotaTeq
ABSTRACT Two live-attenuated rotavirus group A (RVA) vaccines, Rotarix (G1P[8]) and RotaTeq (G1-G4, P[8]), have been successfully introduced in many countries worldwide, including Belgium. TheExpand
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Effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in prevention of hospital admissions for rotavirus gastroenteritis among young children in Belgium: case-control study
Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination among young children in Belgium. Design Prospective case-control study. Setting Random sample of 39 Belgian hospitals, February 2008Expand
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Evolution of DS-1-like human G2P[4] rotaviruses assessed by complete genome analyses.
Group A rotaviruses (RVAs) are a leading cause of viral gastroenteritis in children, with G2P[4] RVA being one of the most common human strains worldwide. The complete genome sequences of nine G2P[4]Expand
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Complete Genome Sequence of a Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus from a Novel Outbreak in Belgium, January 2015
ABSTRACT Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) is a member of the family Coronaviridae and can cause severe outbreaks of diarrhea in piglets from different age groups. Here, we report the completeExpand
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Complete genetic characterization of human G2P[6] and G3P[6] rotavirus strains.
During the 2008-2009 rotavirus season, 10 G3P[6] rotavirus strains were isolated for the first time in Belgium, while an outbreak of G2P[6] strains occurred in the USA in 2005-2006. PartialExpand
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Presence and characterization of pig group A and C rotaviruses in feces of Belgian diarrheic suckling piglets.
The importance of group A and C rotaviruses (RVA and RVC) in the pathogenesis of diarrhea in Belgian suckling pigs is poorly investigated, and it is not known which strains are circulating in theExpand
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Genomic surveillance reveals multiple introductions of SARS-CoV-2 into Northern California
Epidemic in Northern California Genome sequencing of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) outbreaks is valuable for tracing the sources and perhaps for drawing lessons aboutExpand
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Viral gut metagenomics of sympatric wild and domestic canids, and monitoring of viruses: Insights from an endangered wolf population
Abstract Animal host–microbe interactions are a relevant concern for wildlife conservation, particularly regarding generalist pathogens, where domestic host species can play a role in theExpand
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The first caprine rotavirus detected in Argentina displays genomic features resembling virus strains infecting members of the Bovidae and Camelidae.
Rotavirus group A (RVA) is a major cause of diarrhea in humans and young animals including small ruminants. The purpose of this study was to identify RVA in dairy goat kids, and to characterize theExpand
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Molecular evolutionary analysis and mutational pattern of full‐length genomes of hepatitis B virus isolated from Belgian patients with different clinical manifestations
Molecular evolutionary patterns of 62 HBV full‐length genomes obtained from Belgian patients were characterized. Phylogenetic analysis revealed diverse HBV subgenotypes including A2 and A6 (46.8%),Expand
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