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. 2016 Jul 28;4(4):e00751-16.
doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00751-16.

Human Rhinovirus B and C Genomes From Rural Coastal Kenya

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Human Rhinovirus B and C Genomes From Rural Coastal Kenya

Charles N Agoti et al. Genome Announc. .
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Primer-independent agnostic deep sequencing was used to generate three human rhinovirus (HRV) B genomes and one HRV C genome from samples collected in a household respiratory survey in rural coastal Kenya. The study provides the first rhinovirus genomes from Kenya and will help improve the sensitivity of local molecular diagnostics.

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Grant support

This work was funded by the Wellcome Trust (grants 093724 and 102975).