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|Title:||Molecular detection of enteric viruses in the stool samples of children without diarrhea in Bangladesh|
Sheikh Ariful Hoque
Md Alfazal Khan
S. M.Tafsir Hasan
|Keywords:||Agricultural and Biological Sciences|
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Immunology and Microbiology
|Abstract:||© 2019 Elsevier B.V. A number of molecular epidemiological studies reported the detection of enteric viruses in asymptomatic children. The role of these viruses in an asymptomatic infection remains unclear. This study investigated the enteric viruses in the stool samples collected from children without diarrhea. Stool samples were collected during June to October 2016, from 227 children who lived in Matlab, Bangladesh. Seventeen enteric viruses, including rotavirus A, B, and C (RVA, RVB, and RVC), norovirus GI (NoV GI), norovirus GII (NoV GII), sapovirus (SaV), adenovirus (AdV), human astrovirus (HAstV), Aichivirus (AiV), human parechovirus (HPeV), enterovirus (EV), human bocavirus (HBoV), Saffold virus (SAFV), human cosavirus (HCoSV), bufavirus (BufV), salivirus (SalV), and rosavirus (RoV), were investigated by RT-PCR method. One hundred and eighty-two (80.2%; 182/227) samples were positive for some of these viruses, and 19.8% (45/227) were negative. Among the positive samples, 46.7% (85/182) were a single infection, and 53.3% (97/182) were coinfection with multiple viruses. The HCoSV was the most prevalent virus (41.4%), followed by EV (32.2%), NoV GII (25.6%), HPeV (8.8%), RVA (6.2%), AdV (5.7%), AiV (5.3%), SAFV (4.4%), and SaV (2.6%). Each of NoV GI, HAstV, HBoV, and BufV was detected at 0.4%. However, RVB, RVC, SalV, and RoV were not detected in this study. Phylogenetic analysis showed that diverse HCoSV species and genotypes were circulating in Bangladesh, and four strains of species A are proposed to be new genotypes. The data indicated that non-diarrheal Bangladeshi children were asymptomatically infected with wide varieties of enteric viruses.|
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