Outbreak of measles genotype H1 in Northern Italy originated from a case imported from Southeast Asia, 2017

F. Rovida, N. Brianese, A. Piralla, A. Sarasini, A. Girello, F. Giardina, I. Cassaniti, C. Fornabaio, E. Seminari, A. Monteverdi, A. Piro, M. Baggieri, D. Cereda, A. Pan, F. Magurano, F. Baldanti

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)526-528
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Microbiology and Infection
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • immunoglobulin M
  • virus RNA
  • conjunctivitis
  • diarrhea
  • epidemic
  • fever
  • genotype
  • geographic distribution
  • human
  • Italy
  • Letter
  • maculopapular rash
  • measles
  • measles vaccination
  • Measles virus
  • phylogeny
  • post exposure prophylaxis
  • priority journal
  • Southeast Asia
  • travel

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Outbreak of measles genotype H1 in Northern Italy originated from a case imported from Southeast Asia, 2017. / Rovida, F.; Brianese, N.; Piralla, A.; Sarasini, A.; Girello, A.; Giardina, F.; Cassaniti, I.; Fornabaio, C.; Seminari, E.; Monteverdi, A.; Piro, A.; Baggieri, M.; Cereda, D.; Pan, A.; Magurano, F.; Baldanti, F.

In: Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2019, p. 526-528.

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