Single genotype of measles virus is dominant whereas several genotypes of mumps virus are co-circulating.

@article{Takahashi2000SingleGO,
  title={Single genotype of measles virus is dominant whereas several genotypes of mumps virus are co-circulating.},
  author={Mika Takahashi and Tetsuo Nakayama and Yasuyo Kashiwagi and Takeshi Takami and Satomi Sonoda and Tsutomu Yamanaka and Hitoshi Ochiai and Toshiaki Ihara and Tomoko Tajima},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2000},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={278-85}
}
We have reported that in Japan measles virus strains have been classified into three distinct different genotypes (C1, D3 and D5) under the new international genotype classification since 1984. Similarly, mumps virus strains have been divided into two genotypes with three subtypes (B1, B2, B3, and D) under the proposed international classification since… CONTINUE READING