Enzootic Rabies Elimination from Dogs and Reemergence in Wild Terrestrial Carnivores, United States
Andrés Velasco-Villa , Serena A. Reeder, Lillian A. Orciari, Pamela A. Yager, Richard Franka, Jesse D. Blanton, Letha Zuckero, Patrick Hunt, Ernest H. Oertli, Laura E. Robinson, and Charles E. Rupprecht
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A. Velasco-Villa, S.A. Reeder, L.A. Orciari, P.A. Yager, R. Franka, J.D. Blanton, C.E. Rupprecht); Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA (L. Zuckero, P. Hunt, E.H. Oertli, L.E. Robinson)
Appendix Figure. Neighbor-joining phylogenetic tree reconstructed by using partial nucleoprotein sequences that depict all samples from the southern United States, where canine enzootics have been eliminated within the 21st century. The imported Alaska dog from 2007 is also shown within the Arctic-like and arctic fox group in gray. RVs, rabies viruses.
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