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Detection and Characterization of Enterovirus B73 from a Child in Brazil

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Ribeiro, Geovani de Oliveira [1] ; Luchs, Adriana [2] ; de Padua Milagres, Flavio Augusto [3, 4, 5] ; Komninakis, Shirley Vasconcelos [6, 7] ; Gill, Danielle Elise [8] ; Brito Sayao Lobato, Marcia Cristina Alves [5, 7] ; Brustulin, Rafael [3, 5] ; das Chagas, Rogerio Togisaki [3, 5] ; Neves dos Santos Abrao, Maria de Fatima [3, 5] ; de Deus Alves Soares, Cassia Vitoria [3, 5] ; Witkin, Steven S. [8, 9] ; Villanova, Fabiola [1] ; Deng, Xutao [10, 11] ; Sabino, Ester Cerdeira [8, 12] ; Delwart, Eric [10, 11] ; da Costa, Antonio Charlys [8] ; Leal, Elcio [1]
Total Authors: 17
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[1] Fed Univ Para, Inst Biol Sci, BR-66075000 Belem, Para - Brazil
[2] Adolfo Lutz Inst, Virol Ctr, Enter Dis Lab, BR-01246000 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[3] Secretary Hlth Tocantins, BR-77453000 Tocantins - Brazil
[4] Fed Univ Tocantins, Inst Biol Sci, BR-77001090 Tocantins - Brazil
[5] Publ Hlth Lab Tocantins State LACEN, BR-77016330 Tocantins - Brazil
[6] Univ Fed Sao Paulo, Retrovirol Lab, BR-04023062 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[7] Fac Med ABC, Postgrad Program Hlth Sci, BR-09060870 Santo Andre - Brazil
[8] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Trop Med, BR-05403000 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[9] Weill Cornell Med, Dept Obstet & Gynecol, New York, NY 10065 - USA
[10] Univ Calif San Francisco, Dept Lab Med, San Francisco, CA 94143 - USA
[11] Blood Syst Res Inst, San Francisco, CA 94143 - USA
[12] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Med, LIM 46, BR-01246903 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 12
Document type: Journal article
Source: Viruses-Basel; v. 11, n. 1 JAN 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

Enterovirus B73 is a new member of the Enterovirus B species. First detected in the USA, it has been subsequently identified in China, India, Oman, and the Netherlands. In this study, we characterize the first B73 strain (named TO-127) to be detected in South America. TO-127 was obtained from a child with acute gastroenteritis living in a rural area in Northern Brazil. The subject was not infected with any known enteric pathogens such as norovirus, rotavirus, helminths, or enteric bacteria. Analysis of the nearly full-length TO-127 genome (6993 nt) indicated a 74-75% nucleotide similarity with EV-B73 strains from other countries. Evolutionary analysis suggests that B73 is endemic and widespread. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/12944-9 - Investigating the evoltution of animal rotavirus strains infecting humans
Grantee:Adriana Luchs
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 17/00021-9 - Viral metagenomics to track, explain and predict the transmission and spatiotemporal spread of Dengue and Chikungunya viruses in Brazil
Grantee:Antonio Charlys da Costa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 16/01735-2 - Viral metagenomics to track, explain and predict the transmission and spatiotemporal spread of Dengue and Chikungunya viruses in Brazil
Grantee:Ester Cerdeira Sabino
Support type: Regular Research Grants