The Evolution and Transmission of Epidemic GII.17 Noroviruses.

@article{Lu2016TheEA,
  title={The Evolution and Transmission of Epidemic GII.17 Noroviruses.},
  author={Jiehui Lu and Lin Fang and Huanying Zheng and Jiaqian Lao and Fen Yang and Limei Sun and Jianpeng Xiao and Jinyan Lin and Tie Song and Tao Ni and Jayna Raghwani and Changwen Ke and Nuno Rodrigues Faria and Thomas A Bowden and Oliver G. Pybus and Hui Ying Li},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={214 4},
  pages={
          556-64
        }
}
BACKGROUND In recent decades, the GII.4 norovirus genotype has predominated in epidemics worldwide and been associated with an increased rate of evolutionary change. In 2014, a novel GII.17 variant emerged and persisted, causing large outbreaks of gastroenteritis in China and sporadic infections globally. The origin, evolution, and transmission history of this new variant are largely unknown. METHODS We generated 103 full capsid and 8 whole-genome sequences of GII.17 strains collected between… CONTINUE READING
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