Recent progress toward measles elimination in Hokkaido, Japan, during 2011-2012.

@article{Miyoshi2014RecentPT,
  title={Recent progress toward measles elimination in Hokkaido, Japan, during 2011-2012.},
  author={Masahiro Miyoshi and Rika Komagome and Setsuko Ishida and Masayuki Kikuchi and Hiroko Sato and Harumi Ito and Hideki Nagano and Motohiko Okano},
  journal={Japanese journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={311-4}
}
Laboratory diagnoses for measles were performed in a total of 97 cases in Hokkaido, Japan, during 2011-2012. Two patients were confirmed to be positive for measles virus (MV), both of whom lived in the Iburi district of Hokkaido. Molecular analysis of the nucleotide sequences of the nucleoprotein (N) gene revealed that these 2 strains had high homology with… CONTINUE READING