Predominant prevalence of human rotaviruses with the G1P[8] and G8P[8] genotypes with a short RNA profile in 2013 and 2014 in Sukhothai and Phetchaboon provinces, Thailand

Ratigorn Guntapong, Ratana Tacharoenmuang, Phakapun Singchai, Sompong Upachai, Karun Sutthiwarakom, Satoshi Komoto, Takao Tsuji, Piyanit Tharmaphornpilas, Tetsushi Yoshikawa, Somchai Sangkitporn, Koki Taniguchi

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Abstract

Of 2,754 stool specimens collected from children with acute gastroenteritis during 2013–2014 in Sukhothai and Phetchaboon provinces, Thailand, 666 (24.2%) were positive for rotavirus A (RVA) in polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE). The G and P types of all RVA-positive specimens were determined by semi-nested RT-PCR. G1P[8] (56.5%) was most prevalent, followed by G2P[4] (22.1%). Unusual G8P[8] human RVAs (HuRVAs) were detected at a high frequency (20.0%). Interestingly, 171 of the 376 G1P[8] HuRVAs and all of the 133 G8P[8] HuRVAs showed a short RNA pattern in PAGE. Thus, it was shown that the properties of HuRVAs have been markedly unusual in recent years in Thailand. J. Med. Virol. 89:615–620, 2017.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)615-620
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Medical Virology
Volume89
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Guntapong, R., Tacharoenmuang, R., Singchai, P., Upachai, S., Sutthiwarakom, K., Komoto, S., Tsuji, T., Tharmaphornpilas, P., Yoshikawa, T., Sangkitporn, S., & Taniguchi, K. (2017). Predominant prevalence of human rotaviruses with the G1P[8] and G8P[8] genotypes with a short RNA profile in 2013 and 2014 in Sukhothai and Phetchaboon provinces, Thailand. Journal of Medical Virology, 89(4), 615-620. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.24669