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Volume 88, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

A cross-sectional study of infection was conducted to evaluate the prevalence, risk factors, and subtypes of at the Home for Girls, Bangkok, Thailand in November 2008. Of 370 stool samples, 118 (31.9%) were infected with Genotypic characterization of was performed by polymerase chain reaction and sequence analysis of the partial small subunit ribosomal RNA (SSU rRNA) gene. Subtype 1 was the most predominant (94.8%), followed by subtype 6 (3.5%) and subtype 2 (1.7%). Sequence analyses revealed nucleotide polymorphisms for subtype 1, which were described as subtype 1/variant 1, subtype 1/variant 2. subtype 1/variant 1 was the most predominant infection occurring in almost every house. The results showed that subtype analysis of was useful for molecular epidemiological study.

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  • Received : 12 Apr 2012
  • Accepted : 15 Oct 2012

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