Genomic characterization of Nipah virus, West Bengal, India

Arankalle, Vidya A. ; Bandyopadhyay, Bhaswati T. ; Ramdasi, Ashwini Y. ; Jadi, Ramesh ; Patil, Dilip R. ; Rahman, Mehebubar ; Majumdar, Monalisa ; Banerjee, Parthasarthi S. ; Hati, Amiyakumar K. ; Goswami, Ramaprasad P. ; Neogi, Dhruba Kumar ; Mishra, Akhilesh C. (2011) Genomic characterization of Nipah virus, West Bengal, India Emerging Infectious Diseases, 17 (5). pp. 907-909. ISSN 1080-6059

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An intrafamilial outbreak in West Bengal, India, involving 5 deaths and person-to-person transmission was attributed to Nipah virus. Full-genome sequence of Nipah virus (18,252 nt) amplified from lung tissue showed 99.2% nt and 99.8% aa identity with the Bangladesh-2004 isolate, suggesting a common source of the virus.

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