Transmission of Hemagglutinin D222G Mutant Strain of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus
Published Date:May 2010
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 16(5):863-865.
Corporate Authors:Surveillance Group for Pandemic A (H1N1) 2009 Influenza Virus in Italy
Amino Acid Substitution
Hemagglutinin Glycoproteins, Influenza Virus
Influenza A Virus
Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype
Sequence Analysis, RNA
Severity Of Illness Index
Description:A pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus strain carrying the D222G mutation was identified in a severely ill man and was transmitted to a household contact. Only mild illness developed in the contact, despite his obesity and diabetes. The isolated virus reacted fully with an antiserum against the pandemic vaccine strain.
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