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Volume 47, Number 6, December 2015

Phylogenetic analysis and development of an immunofluorescence assay for untypeable strains of coxsackievirus B3 


Yuan-Pin Huang, Tsuey-Li Lin, Yu-Ju Chen, Chiu-Chu Hsu, Ting-Han Lin, Ho-Sheng Wu


Received: April 15, 2013    Revised: June 22, 2013    Accepted: July 10, 2013   

 

Corresponding author:

Corresponding author. Ho-Sheng Wu. Research and Diagnostic Center, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, Number 161, Kun-Yang Street, Taipei City 11561, Taiwan, ROC.
E-mail address: wuhs@cdc.gov.tw (H.-S. Wu).
c Y.-P. Huang and T.-L. Lin contributed equally to this work. 



 

Conclusion:

This is the first report describing the phylogenetic relatedness of recent CV-B3 strains in Taiwan. An indirect IFA kit was developed by the Taiwan CDC for detecting CV-B3 viruses that are untypeable by commercial IFA kits.