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A new genetic variant of dengue serotype 2 virus circulating in the Peruvian Amazon

Journal Contribution - Journal Article

We sequenced the envelope gene of dengue virus serotype 2 (DENV-2-E) in samples from an outbreak reported in 2018, in Yurimaguas, Peru. The strain belongs to lineage 2 of the American/Asian genotype. We report a variant with two novel mutations (I379T and V484I) located in domain III of DENV2-E.

Journal: International Journal of Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1201-9712
Volume: 96
Pages: 136-138
Number of pages: 3
Publication year:2020