Serotyping of human group A rotavirus with oligonucleotide probes.

Rotaviruses (RV) in stools of children with diarrhea in Thailand were serotyped by monoclonal enzyme immunoassay (MEIA), and RNA extracted from these specimens were tested for hybridization with oligonucleotides constructed from the nucleotide sequences of VP7 of human serotypes 1, 2, 3, and 4. Of 178 specimens that contained RV as identified with a… CONTINUE READING