12/01/2010

Fatal H1N1 Cluster in Romania Raises Concerns. -- (Recombinomics)

 

......Therefore the deaths of two patients from a common source would be cause for concern......Recently released sequences from the region have had receptor binding domain change at position 225.  Two such changes, D225G and D225N have been linked to a case fatality rate of 100% in many of the countries in the region.....Since detection of these two polymorphisms is low, the overall H1N1 is also low, but there are concerns that an increase in frequency in such sequences would lead to clear transmission and a dramatic jump in CFR.  The first indication of such changes would be clusters of cases such was the two described above.......

Fatal H1N1 Cluster in Romania Raises Concerns

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