Molecular epidemiological evaluation of the recent resurgence in mumps virus infections in Ireland.

@article{Carr2010MolecularEE,
  title={Molecular epidemiological evaluation of the recent resurgence in mumps virus infections in Ireland.},
  author={Michael Carr and Eibhl{\'i}n Moss and Allison Nicole Waters and Jonathan Dean and Li Jin and Suzie Coughlan and J Kelly Connell and William W. Hall and Jaythoon Hassan},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 9},
  pages={3288-94}
}
Mumps is a vaccine-preventable disease; however, outbreaks have been reported in a number of countries with childhood immunization programs, particularly among young adults at the tertiary stage of education. We have retrospectively investigated the epidemiological, virological, and serological factors associated with mumps cases identified in Ireland from 2004 to 2009. Genetic analysis of mumps virus strain variability demonstrated that a single genotype, genotype G, was circulating, and it… CONTINUE READING