Published in Blood Weekly, January 20th, 2005
"A dengue (DEN) outbreak occurred in the Yucatan State of Mexico in 2002. Three isolates were obtained from patients presenting with DEN-like symptoms, and examined by partial nucleotide sequencing and phylogenetic analysis.
"The isolates were identified as DEN-2 viruses of the American-Asian genotype; this is the first report of this genotype in the Yucatan State," wrote investigators in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
"The DEN-2 viruses of the American-Asian genotype have been associated with more severe...
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