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Global Spread of Norovirus GII.17 Kawasaki 308, 2014-2016


Analysis of complete capsid sequences of the emerging norovirus GII. 17 Kawasaki 308 from 13 countries demonstrated that they originated from a single haplotype since the initial emergence in China in late 2014. Global spread of a sublineage SL2 was identified. A new sublineage SL3 emerged in China in 2016.

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