Complete genome sequence analysis of human enterovirus 71 strains from 2004 to 2010 in Hong Kong
Dr Yip, Chik Yan (Principal investigator)
EV71, intertypic, recombination
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
HKU Project Code
Research Fund for the Control of Infectious Diseases - Mini Grants
To characterize the genomes of EV71 strains detected in patients with HFMD in Hong Kong. The complete genome sequences of different EV71 strains will be subject to bioinformatics analysis for existence of potential mutation and recombination events.