Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus group B genotype BA-IV strains among children with acute respiratory tract infection in Kolkata, Eastern India

Anurodh Shankar Agrawal, Mehuli Sarkar, Souvik Ghosh, Mamta Chawla-Sarkar, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Meena Basak, Trailokya Nath Naik

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Abstract

Background: Although recognized as a significant respiratory pathogen, there is a dearth of information on genetic diversity of human respiratory syncytial virus (HRSV) strains among children in India. Objectives: To study prevalence and genomic diversity of HRSV strains among children (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)358-361
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Virology
Volume45
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Human respiratory syncytial virus
Respiratory Syncytial Viruses
Respiratory Tract Infections
India
Genotype
Cross-Sectional Studies

Keywords

  • Genomic diversity
  • Genotype BA-IV
  • Group-B
  • HRSV

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases

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Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus group B genotype BA-IV strains among children with acute respiratory tract infection in Kolkata, Eastern India. / Agrawal, Anurodh Shankar; Sarkar, Mehuli; Ghosh, Souvik; Chawla-Sarkar, Mamta; Chakraborty, Nilanjan; Basak, Meena; Naik, Trailokya Nath.

In: Journal of Clinical Virology, Vol. 45, No. 4, 08.2009, p. 358-361.

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Agrawal, Anurodh Shankar ; Sarkar, Mehuli ; Ghosh, Souvik ; Chawla-Sarkar, Mamta ; Chakraborty, Nilanjan ; Basak, Meena ; Naik, Trailokya Nath. / Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus group B genotype BA-IV strains among children with acute respiratory tract infection in Kolkata, Eastern India. In: Journal of Clinical Virology. 2009 ; Vol. 45, No. 4. pp. 358-361.
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