Human and Porcine Hepatitis E Virus Strains, United Kingdom
Malcolm Banks* , Richard Bendall†, Sylvia Grierson*, Graham Heath*, Jonathon Mitchell‡, and Harry Dalton†
Author affiliations: *Veterinary Laboratories Agency, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey, United Kingdom; †Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske, Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom; ‡Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, United Kingdom
Figure 1. Outline of dendrogram of selected partial nucleotide sequences of ORF-2 region of swine and human hepatitis E virus (HEV) isolates (300 nt). Avian hepatitis E virus (AY043166) was chosen as an outgroup for these analyses. Genotypic groupings are indicated. Clustering of the human UK HEV isolate and closely related sequences is highlighted within shaded area (Figure 2).
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