Phylogenetic evidence for inter-typic recombination in the emergence of human enterovirus 71 subgenotypes

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Human enterovirus 71 (EV-71) is a common causative agent of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). In recent years, the virus has caused several outbreaks with high numbers of deaths and severe neurological complications. Several new E...

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Main Authors: AbuBakar Sazaly, Yoke-Fun Chan
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2006-08-01
Series:BMC Microbiology
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