Detection of human rotavirus serotype G6 in Hungary.

  title={Detection of human rotavirus serotype G6 in Hungary.},
  author={K B{\'a}nyai and Jon R. Gentsch and Roger I. Glass and Gyorgy Szucs},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  volume={130 1},
During an ongoing survey of human rotavirus serotypes, we demonstrated for the first time the circulation of serotype G6 in two regions of Hungary. Of five rotavirus seasons surveyed to date (1994-9), serotype G6 was found in all seasons except 1994-5 at an overall prevalence of 1.4% (17 of 1252) and ranging from 0.6 to 4.5%. Children infected with G6 strains were older (mean age, 3.3 years) than children infected with the four (G1-G4) globally common serotypes (mean age, 2.1 years; unpaired… CONTINUE READING

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