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Volume 15, Number 1—January 2009

Dispatch

Novel Human Rotavirus Genotype G5P[7] from Child with Diarrhea, Cameroon

Mathew D. Esona1Comments to Author , Annelise Geyer1, Krisztian Banyai, Nicola Page1, Maryam Aminu1, George E. Armah1, Jennifer Hull, Duncan A. Steele1, Roger I. Glass, and Jon R. Gentsch
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.D. Esona, J. Hull, J. Gentsch); University of Limpopo, Pretoria, South Africa (A. Geyer); Association of Public Health Laboratories, Washington, DC, USA (K. Banyai); National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa (N. Page); Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria (M. Aminu); Noguchi Memorial Research Institute, Accra, Ghana (G.E. Armah); Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, Seattle, Washington, USA (D.A. Steele); National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (R.I. Glass);

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Table 2

Nucleotide/amino acid identities of rotavirus 6784/2000/ARN gene segments with cognate gene sequences of 36 known human and animal rotavirus sequences from GenBank*

Strains† Nucleotide/amino acid identity, %
VP1 VP2 VP3 VP4 VP6 VP7 NSP1 NSP2 NSP3 NSP4 NSP5
Ku/G1P[8]/Hu 88/94 96/96 90/94 61/55 90/98 74/79 85/88 91/94 94/94 89/93 94/96
DRC88/G8P[8]/Hu 79/85 76/77 69/73 76/93 74/81 74/75 85/93 84/90 79/83 90/93
OSU/G5P[7]/Po 86/90 90/89 80/90 86/94 86/89 89/95 88/96 98/100
RMC321/G9P[19]/Hu 82/93 84/94 80/91 81/87 88/91 89/93 88/95 97/98
Tb-chen/G2P[4]/Hu 79/83 77/79 69/72 62/56 77/91 77/76 88/92 85/90 81/83 89/92
AU-1/G3P[9]/Hu 78/84 77/84 74/76 59/56 76/91 78/85 69/72 81/89 82/93 78/82 93/97
ST-3/G4P[6]/Hu 91/94 94/94 97/97 88/91
69M/G8P[10]/Hu 71/75 77/76 82/88 94/95
T152/G12P[9]/Hu 60/57 76/91 75/82 70/71
R14a/G9P[8]/Hu 97/97
Wa/G1P[8]/Hu 85/94 93/93 95/96 62/55 88/98 74/78 85/88 88/91 97/97 90/95 95/95
DS-1/G2P[4]/Hu 79/84 70/75 62/56 79/92 72/74 76/76 88/94 83/89 81/84
30/96/G3P[14]/Lp 79/85 79/85 73/82 61/56 86/95 83/90 79/83 91/96
PRICE/Po 98/98
RRV/G3P[3]/Si 69/72 82/92 79/82
PO-13/G18P[17]/Av 67/61 63/56 62/57 39/20 70/77 65/58 56/46 60/58 63/52
KJ75/G5P[5]/Bo 86/93 89/94
US1205/G9P[6]/Hu 61/57 76/91 77/84 80/83
EW/G16P[16]/Mu 62/60 62/62
KUN/G2P[4]/Hu 81/83 90/93
CU-1/G3P[3]/Ca 78/84
FRV-1/G3P[9]/Fe 79/82
EHP/G16P[20]/Mu 65/66 62/61
SA-11/G3P[1]/Si 77/85 79/84 71/72 94/96
CMP034/G2P[27]/Po 99/100
YM/G11P[7]/Po 88/94 85/88 81/90 82/90
Gottfried/G4P[6]/Po 92/96 61/57 88/98
JL94/G5P[7]/Po 90/89
rj6906/03/Hu 98/99
MRC3105/G5P[8]/Hu‡ 100/100
CC117/G5/Po 91/97
C134/G5/Po 90/97
LL4260/G5P[6]/Hu 90/94
KH210/G5P[6]/Hu 89/93
IAL-28/G5P[8]/Hu 85/92
H-1/G5P[7]/Eq 81/90 86/94 85/93

*ARN, African Rotavirus Surveillance Network; VP, structural protein; NSP, nonstructural protein; –, not included or not sequenced. High and moderate nucleotide/amino acid percentage identities are in boldface.
†Species of origin. Hu, human; Po, porcine; Lp, lapine; Si, simian; Av, avian; Bo, bovine; Ca, canine; Fe, feline; Mu, murine; Eq, equine.
‡VP7 gene of MRC3105 was derived from a porcine rotavirus.

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1Member of the African Rotavirus Network.

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