Complete genome sequence analysis of human enterovirus 71 strains from 2004 to 2010 in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
Complete genome sequence analysis of human enterovirus 71 strains from 2004 to 2010 in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Dr Yip, Chik Yan   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Woo Patrick Chiu Yat   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Lau Susanna Kar Pui   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
12
Start Date
2011-11-01
Completion Date
2012-10-31
Amount
80000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
EV71, intertypic, recombination
Discipline
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Panel
Medicine
HKU Project Code
11101142
Grant Type
Research Fund for the Control of Infectious Diseases - Mini Grants
Funding Year
2011/2012
Status
Completed
Objectives
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.