Figure 3. Phylogenetic relationship between newly and previously characterized Brazilian hantaviruses, using a 139-nt region of the M genomic segment G2 encoding region. Maximum Parsimony analysis was performed, using the heuristic search option. Bootstrap values of >50%, obtained from 500 replicates of the analysis are shown. Abbreviations and GenBank accession numbers of the previously published sequences of the hantaviruses used in this study: Araraquara-AF307327 and Castelo dos Sonhos-AF307326; Juquitiba, JUQ (19).
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