Influenza Virus A (H1N1) in Giant Anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)
Sally Nofs1, Mohamed Abd-Eldaim1, Kathy V. Thomas, David Toplon, Dawn Rouse, and Melissa Kennedy
Author affiliations: Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, Nashville, Tennessee, USA (S. Nofs, D. Toplon, D. Rouse); University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA (M. Abd-Eldaim, K. Thomas, M. Kennedy); Suez Canal University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ismailia, Egypt (M. Abd-Eldaim)
Figure. Phylogenetic tree based on the nucleotide sequence of the A) hemagglutinin (HA) gene and B) neuraminidase (NA) gene of the anteater isolate of influenza virus with 6 related isolates obtained from GenBank. GenBank accession numbers for the other isolates used: Tennessee/UR06-0119/2007(H1N1): HA-CY027379, NA-CY027381; Texas/ur06/0012/2006(H1N1): HA-CY025213, NA-CY025215; Vermont/UR06/0089/2007(H1N1): HA-CY025795; NA-CY025797; Oklahoma/UR06/0063/2007(H1N1): HA-CY027771, NA-CY027773; New York/399/2003(H1N1): HA-CY002808, NA-CY002810; and South Australia/67/2005(H1N1): HA-CY016691, NA-CY016693.
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