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Table 1 Genetic profile of eighty-eight VZV strains in eight provinces

From: Nationwide distribution of varicella-zoster virus clades in China

Province Collection time No. of V or Z Clade Residue at ORF 22 position ORF38 (Pstl) ORF54 (Bgll) ORF62 (Small)
37902 38019 38055 38081 38177
Guangdong 2008–2010 V(21), Z(10) 2 G G C C A + + -
Guangdong 2009 V (1) 4 A A C C A + + -
Guangdong 2009 Z (1) 5 A G T C G + + -
Sichuan 2009 V (9) 2 G G C C A + + -
Beijing 2009 V (18) 2 G G C C A + + -
Henan 2010 V (1) 2 G G C C A + + -
Henan 2010 V (2a) 2 G G C C A - + +
Shaanxi 2012 V (1a) 2 G G C C A - + +
Shandong 2012 V(2) 2 G G C C A + + -
Gansu 2012 V (7) 2 G G C C A + + -
Jilin 2011–2012 V (15) 2 G G C C A + + -
  1. 1. V varicella; Z herpes zoster
  2. 2. All genome positions are based on the published sequence for the VZV reference strain: Dumas (Clade 1; Accession # XO4370)
  3. 3. Numbers in parenthesis indicate the number of varicella and/or zoster strains
  4. 4. ain right corner indicates the VVAEs