Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 15, Number 2—February 2009


Kupe Virus, a New Virus in the Family Bunyaviridae, Genus Nairovirus, Kenya

Mary CrabtreeComments to Author , Rosemary Sang, and Barry R. Miller
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (M.B. Crabtree, B.R. Miller); Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya (R. Sang)

Main Article

Table 5

Pairwise comparison of full-length nucleotide and amino acid sequences of the large segment of Kupe virus with other nairoviruses*

Virus Kupe Dugbe ArD44313 HAZV CCHFV
Kupe 77.4 62.8 61.5
Dugbe ArD44313 89.0 63.4 62.1
HAZV 66.3 66.1 62.3
CCHFV 63.7 63.4 64.0

*Nucleotide identity (%) is shown above the diagonal, and amino acid identity (%) is shown below the diagonal. HAZV, Hazara virus; CCHFV, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.

Main Article

Top of Page The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO