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Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008

Research

Genetic Variability of West Nile Virus in US Blood Donors, 2002–2005

Andriyan Grinev*, Sylvester Daniel*, Susan Stramer†, Susan Rossmann‡, Sally Caglioti§, and Maria Rios*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; †American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA; ‡Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, Texas, USA; §Blood System Laboratories, Tempe, Arizona, USA;

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Table 4

Nucleotide mutations conserved in fully sequenced West Nile virus isolates from 2002– 2005 epidemics in the United States compared with isolate WN-NY99*

Isolate Gene or region
preM
Env
NS2A
NS3
NS4A
NS4B
NS5
3′-UTR
Nucleotide no.
660 1442 2466 4146 4803 6138 6238 6426 6721 6996 7015 7938 8621 8811 9352 10851
WN-NY99 C T C A C C C C G C T T A T C A
FDA/HU-02 C T G T T T C C C T G
ARC10 2002 C T G T T T T C C C T G
BSL5 2003 T C T G T T T T C C G C T G
BSL5 2004 T C T G T T T T A T C C G C T G
GCTX1 2005 T C T G T T T T A T C C G C T G
GCTX2 2005 T C T G T T T T T C C C T G
BSL2 2005 T C T G T T T T A T C C C T G
BSL13 2005 T C T G T T T T A T C C G C T G

*preM, premembrane; Env, envelope; NS, nonstructural; UTR, untranslated region.

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