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Volume 14, Number 4—April 2008

Dispatch

Reassortant Avian Influenza Virus (H5N1) in Poultry, Nigeria, 2007

Isabella Monne*1, Tony M. Joannis†1, Alice Fusaro*, Paola De Benedictis*, Lami H. Lombin†, Husseini Ularamu†, Anthony Egbuji†, Poman Solomon†, Tim U. Obi‡, Giovanni Cattoli*, and Ilaria Capua*Comments to Author 

Author affiliations: *Viale dell’Università, Legnaro, Padova, Italy; †National Veterinary Research Institute, Plateau State, Vom, Nigeria; ‡University of Ibadan, Oya State, Ibadan, Nigeria

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Table 2

Clustering of the gene segments of influenza strains in poultry, Nigeria, 2007*

Virus
HA
NA
NS
MA
PB2
PB1
PA
NP
A/chicken/Nigeria/641/2006†
EMA1
EMA1
EMA1
EMA1
EMA1
EMA1
EMA1
EMA1
A/chicken/Nigeria/1047-62/2006† EMA1 EMA2 EMA1 EMA2 EMA2 EMA1 EMA2 EMA1
A/chicken/1071-1/Nigeria/2007
A/chicken/1071-4/Nigeria/2007
A/chicken/1071-5/Nigeria/2007
A/chicken/1071-9/Nigeria/2007
A/chicken/1071-10/Nigeria/2007
A/chicken/1071-15/Nigeria/2007
A/chicken/1071-22/Nigeria/2007
A/duck/1071-23/Nigeria/2007
A/chicken/1071-29/Nigeria/2007
A/chicken/1071-30/Nigeria/2007
EMA1
EMA2
EMA1
EMA2
EMA2
EMA2
EMA2
EMA2
A/chicken/1071-3/Nigeria/2007
A/chicken/1071-7/Nigeria/2007 EMA2 EMA2 EMA2 EMA2 EMA2 EMA2 EMA2 EMA2

*HA, hemagglutinin; NA, neuraminidase; NS, nonstructural; MA; matrix; PB2; polymerase B2; NP, nucleoprotein.
†These strains were analyzed in a previous study (1).

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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