TABLE 3.

Genotype distributions of HRSV-A and -B strains isolated in Belgium during 10 consecutive epidemic seasons, 1996 to 2006

Epidemic seasonNo. (%)a of genotyped HRSV isolates
GA2GA5GB2GB3GB6GB8GB10GB11GB12GB13
1996-19974 (44)5 (56)1 (11)3 (33)3 (33)1 (11)1 (11)
1997-19987 (70)3 (30)3 (23)1 (8)9 (69)
1998-19995 (42)7 (58)2 (17)10 (83)
1999-20007 (26)20 (74)1 (5)3 (16)1 (5)5 (26)7 (37)2 (11)
2000-20019 (41)13 (59)4 (40)2 (20)4 (40)
2001-20025 (83)1 (17)1 (3)1 (3)9 (24)1 (3)25 (68)
2002-20032 (20)8 (80)1 (3)3 (9)19 (54)12 (34)
2003-200410 (100)10 (100)
2004-20053 (75)1 (25)15 (100)
2005-20062 (22)7 (78)3 (100)
  • a Percentages are calculated separately for HRSV-A and -B strains in each epidemic season.