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Molecular identification of adenoviruses in clinical samples by analyzing a partial hexon genomic region
J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Dec;43(12):6176-82.
Here we present a system for adenovirus detection and genotyping based on PCR amplification and phylogenetic analysis of a conserved hexon gene fragment. The system was validated using 157 sequences (86 previously typed and 71 clinical samples) and correctly identified species and serotype in 100% and 84% of sequences, respectively. Known associations between specific serotypes and clinical syndromes are verified. Possible new associations are described to allow further independent testing.
Adenovirus Infections, Human | Adenoviruses, Human | Adolescent | Adult | Capsid Proteins | Child | Child, Preschool | DNA, Viral | Genome, Viral | Humans | Infant | Infant, Newborn | Middle Aged | Molecular Sequence Data | Phylogeny | Polymerase Chain Reaction | Serotyping | Sequence Analysis, DNA
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