Dengue Types 1 and 3 Identified in Travelers Returning from Kathmandu, Nepal, during the October 2022 Outbreak Are Related to Strains Recently Identified in India

Neta S. Zuckerman, Eli Schwartz, Prativa Pandey, Oran Erster, Osnat Halpern, Efrat Bucris, Hagar Morad-Eliyahu, Marina Wax, Yaniv Lustig

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Abstract

Phylogenetic analysis of dengue serotypes 1 and 3, which were diagnosed in travelers and Nepalese infected in Kathmandu during the October 2022 outbreak, revealed that both serotypes were clustered closest to the sequences sampled in India. This suggests both serotypes may have originated in India.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2334
JournalViruses
Volume15
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 28 Nov 2023
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • dengue
  • next generation sequencing
  • outbreak
  • phylogenetic analysis
  • travel

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