Lineage 1 and 2 Strains of Encephalitic West Nile Virus, Central Europe
Tamás Bakonyi*†, Éva Ivanics‡, Károly Erdélyi‡, Krisztina Ursu‡, Emőke Ferenczi§, Herbert Weissenböck*, and Norbert Nowotny*¶
Author affiliations: *University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria; †Szent István University, Budapest, Hungary; ‡Central Veterinary Institute, Budapest, Hungary; §"Béla Johan" National Center for Epidemiology, Budapest, Hungary; ¶United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Figure. Phylogenetic tree based on the complete nucleotide sequences of selected West Nile virus strains demonstrating the genetic relatedness of these strains (abbreviations are listed in Table). Boxes indicate different lineages and clades. The Hungarian strains reported in this article are highlighted with gray background). RabV, Rabensburg virus; JEV, Japanese encephalitis virus. Scale bar depicts degree of relatedness.
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