Rabies Virus Maintained by Dogs in Humans and Terrestrial Wildlife, Ceará State, Brazil
Silvana R. Favoretto*† , Cecília C. de Mattos‡, Nélio B. de Morais§, Maria Luíza Carrieri*, Benedito N. Rolim§, Lucia M. Silva§, Charles E. Rupprecht‡, Edison L. Durigon†, and Carlos A. de Mattos‡
Author affiliations: *Instituto Pasteur de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; †Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; §Secretaria Estadual de Saúde do Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Figure 1. Rabies virus isolates by geographic localization and neighbor-joining tree showing a comparison of the groups formed by Ceará State, Brazil, samples isolated from 1997 to 2003. Bootstrap values of >50% obtained from 100 resamplings of the data using distance matrix methods are shown in the nods.
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