Shift in the prevalent human rotavirus detected by ribonucleic acid segment differences.

@article{Espejo1980ShiftIT,
  title={Shift in the prevalent human rotavirus detected by ribonucleic acid segment differences.},
  author={Romilio T. Espejo and Onofre Mu{\~n}oz and F J Seraf{\'i}n and Pedro A. Romero},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1980},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={351-4}
}
Rotavirus was purified from nine patients hospitalized with acute gastroenteritis from October to December, 1978, in Mexico City. Analysis of their ribonucleic acids by gel electrophoresis showed the presence of two distinct patterns (2s and 22) which had been observed in 1977, but which now were found in a very different proportion: the pattern called 2s, observed in only 11% (6 of 52) of the patients in 1977, was found in 90% (8 of 9) of the patients in 1978. Improvements in the… CONTINUE READING

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