Identification of New Rabies Virus Variant in Mexican Immigrant
Andrés Velasco-Villa , Sharon L. Messenger, Lillian A. Orciari, Michael Niezgoda, Jesse D. Blanton, Chris Fukagawa, and Charles E. Rupprecht
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A. Velasco-Villa, L.A. Orciari, M. Niezgoda, J.D. Blanton, C.E. Rupprecht); California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA (S.L. Messenger); Santa Barbara County Public Health Department, Santa Barbara, California, USA (C. Fukagawa)
Figure 2. Phylogenetic tree of complete lyssavirus nucleoprotein genes, comparing the patient isolate with representative rabies virus variants associated with common New World animal reservoirs. The map shows the locations of representative samples associated with rabies transmitted by Tadarida brasiliensis and vampire bats used in the analysis.
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