Journal of
General and Molecular Virology

  • Abbreviation: J. Gen. Mol. Virol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6648
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGMV
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 36

Table of Content: April 2011; 3(2)

April 2011

Norovirus based viral gastroenteritis in Chennai city of southern India - An epidemiological study

  The study evaluated the incidence of norovirus associated gastroenteritis in India. During the year 2005 to 2006, stool samples from communicable disease hospital were collected from subjects suspected for non – bacterial gastroenteritis and were examined for norovirus. Samples were analyzed by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction and further confirmed by hybridisation and...

Author(s): S. Anbazhagi, S. Kamatchiammal and D. Jayakar Santhosh

April 2011

Epidemiology and molecular characterization of chikungunya virus involved in the 2008 to 2009 outbreak in Malaysia

  The 2008 to 2009 outbreak of chikungunya was considered as the huge and worst outbreak of CHIKV (Chikungunya virus) infections in history of the country affecting all states in both Peninsular and East Malaysia. This was unlike the first outbreak in late 1998, which was only restricted to Klang district in Selangor and six years later the second outbreak which only involved the state of Perak. The objective...

Author(s): Mohd Apandi Yusof, Lau Sau Kuen, Norfaezah Adnan, Nur Izmawati Abd Razak, Liyana Ahmad Zamri, Khairul Izwan Hulaimi and Zainah Saat