Published in Gastroenterology Week, August 7th, 2006
According to a study from India, "Long RNA electropherotype rotavirus strains with subgroup I specificity predominated the infantile gastroenteritis outbreak in Manipur, India, in 1987-88. One such strain (RMC321) was found to possess porcine characteristics in 7 out of 8 genes sequenced."
"Partial characterization of its remaining VP1, VP2 and VP3 genes along with a porcine rotavirus strain (HP140) uncovered their close genetic relation to porcine strains.
"VP7 was the only gene segment of this strain with...
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