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Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010

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Putative New Lineage of West Nile Virus, Spain

Ana VázquezComments to Author , María Paz Sánchez-Seco, Santiago Ruiz, Francisca Molero, Lourdes Hernández, Juana Moreno, Antonio Magallanes, Concepción Gómez Tejedor, and Antonio Tenorio
Author affiliations: Centro Nacional de Microbiología–Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Spain (A. Vázquez, M.P. Sánchez-Seco, F. Molero, L. Hernández, A. Tenorio); Diputación Provincial de Huelva, Huelva, Spain (S. Ruiz, J. Moreno, A. Magallanes); Laboratorio Central de Veterinaria, Algete, Spain (C. Gómez Tejedor)

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Table 2

Sequence differences between HU2925/06 and other strains representing previously described West Nile virus lineages or related flaviviruses*

Lineages Nucleotide difference, %
Amino acid difference, %
1a 1b 2 3 4 5 HU2925/06 JEV USUV
1a 1.1 5 6.7 7.8 6 8.3 17.8 16.5
1b 11.1 4.8 6.8 7.6 6 8.1 17.9 16.7
2 20 21.4 5.5 6.1 6.7 7.7 18.5 17.6
3 21.6 22 20.8 6.8 7.8 8.6 18.1 18.1
4 21.8 22 22 22.6 9.5 5 19.6 19.1
5 19.6 20.2 21.3 22.3 23.4 10.9 18.4 17.1
HU2925/06 22.5 22.4 22.2 22 18.3 23.4 19.1 19.2
JEV 27.3 28.2 27.1 26.9 29 27.7 28 14.3
USUV 26.1 26.8 27.8 29.1 28.1 27.6 28.2 25

*Values of nucleotide and amino acid differences were calculated by p distance and multiplied by 100. JEV, Japanese encephalitis virus; USUV, Usutu virus.

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