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Rapid displacement of dengue virus type 1 by type 4, Pacific region, 2007-2009

By Dong-sheng Li, Wen Liu, Auriele Guigon, Emerald Stewart, Candice Mostyn, Richard Grant and John G. Aaskov


Since 2000-2001, dengue virus type 1 has circulated in the Pacific region. However, in 2007, type 4 reemerged and has almost completely displaced the strains of type 1. If only 1 serotype circulates at any time and is replaced approximately every 5 years, DENV-3 may reappear in 2012.\ud \u

Topics: 110804 Medical Virology, dengue virus, Pacific region, serotype circulates
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Year: 2010
DOI identifier: 10.3201/eid1601.091275
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