DOI: 10.1128/MRA.00388-19; PMCID: PMC6838611
Here, we report 17 nearly complete genome sequences of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) isolated from Kansas City, MO, in 2018. Phylogenetic analysis suggests that these strains belong to subclade B3, similar to the ones that caused the 2016 epidemics in the United States but different from the 2014 outbreak B1 strains.
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Pakala SB, Tan Y, Hassan F, et al. Nearly Complete Genome Sequences of 17 Enterovirus D68 Strains from Kansas City, Missouri, 2018. Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019;8(45):e00388-19. Published 2019 Nov 7. doi:10.1128/MRA.00388-19