Dengue Virus Type 4 Phylogenetics in Brazil 2011: Looking beyond the Veil

  title={Dengue Virus Type 4 Phylogenetics in Brazil 2011: Looking beyond the Veil},
  author={Renato Pereira de Souza and I M Rocco and Adriana Yurika Maeda and Carine Spenassatto and Ivani Bisordi and Akemi Suzuki and Vivian Regina Silveira and Sarai Joaquim dos Santos Silva and Roberta M. Azevedo and Fernanda Modesto Tolentino and Jaqueline C. Assis and Margarida Georgina Bassi and Bibiana Paula Dambr{\'o}s and Gabriela Luchiari Tumioto and Tatiana Sch{\"a}ffer Gregianini and Luiza Terezinha M. Souza and Maria do Carmo Sampaio Tavares Timenetsky and Cec{\'i}lia Luiza Sim{\~o}es dos Santos},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever are diseases affecting approximately 100 million people/year and are a major concern in developing countries. In the present study, the phylogenetic relationship of six strains of the first autochthonous cases of DENV-4 infection occurred in Sao Paulo State, Parana State and Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil, 2011 were studied. Nucleotide sequences of the envelope gene were determined and compared with sequences representative of the genotypes I, II, III… CONTINUE READING
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