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Volume 14, Number 12—December 2008

Research

Genetic Characterization of Toggenburg Orbivirus, a New Bluetongue Virus, from Goats, Switzerland

Martin A. HofmannComments to Author , Sandra Renzullo, Markus Mader, Valérie Chaignat, Gabriella Worwa, and Barbara Thuer
Author affiliations: Institute of Virology and Immunoprophylaxis, Mittelhaeusern, Switzerland

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Table 2

Sequence comparisons of Toggenburg orbivirus genes by BLAST analyses*

RNA segment BLAST best hit
Serotype Isolate Accession no. No. identities/total Identity level, % Query coverage, %
2 4 Turkey 1999 DQ825670 1,855/2,919 63 100
5 16 TUR2000/10 AM773696 1,242/1,662 75 100
6 4 ARG2002/01 AJ586682 1,163/1,585 73 100
7 23 Dehradoon AJ277802 832/1,050 79 100
8 4 Corsica AY857499 778/1,072 72 100
9 10 10O90H BVU55782 742/1,005 73 100
10 8 8438/vaccine AF512919 550/694 79 100

*Only coding regions of Toggenburg orbivirus genes (including stop codons) were used (http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast.cgi).

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