Genotypic distribution of rotavirus strains causing severe gastroenteritis in Gyeonggi province, South Korea, from 2003 to 2005

Jeong Weon Huh, Woon Ho Kim, Mi Hye Yoon, Young Hee Lim

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Rotavirus was present in 1,367 of 7,060 stool samples (19.4%) collected in Gyeonggi province of South Korea from 2003 through 2005. The predominant genotypes were confirmed as G4/P2A[6] (19.0%) followed by G3/P1A[8] (15.6%), G2/P1B[4] (9.3%), and G1/P1A[8] (6.5%). The predominant types of rotavirus by year were G3/P[8] in 2003, G4/P[6] in 2004, and G1/P[8] in 2005. The prevalent rotavirus genotypes changed constantly from 2003 to 2005.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167-170
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Virology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan 1


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  • Virology

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