Surveillance of rotavirus strains in the United States: identification of unusual strains. The National Rotavirus Strain Surveillance System collaborating laboratories.

@article{Griffin2000SurveillanceOR,
  title={Surveillance of rotavirus strains in the United States: identification of unusual strains. The National Rotavirus Strain Surveillance System collaborating laboratories.},
  author={Dixie D. Griffin and Carl D Kirkwood and Umesh Parashar and Phyllis A Woods and Joesph S Bresee and Roger I. Glass and Jon R. Gentsch},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 7},
  pages={2784-7}
}
Rotavirus strains from 964 fecal specimens collected from children at 11 U.S. hospital laboratories from November 1997 to March 1998 and from samples collected at 12 laboratories from November 1998 to March 1999 were typed for G and P proteins. Serotype G1 was the predominant serotype in 1997-1998 (88%), followed by G2 (6.2%), G9 (3.3%), and G3 (1.5%). This… CONTINUE READING