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Volume 18, Number 11—November 2012

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Coxsackievirus B3, Shandong Province, China, 1990–2010

Zexin Tao1, Yanyan Song1, Yan Li, Yao Liu, Ping Jiang, Xiaojuan Lin, Guifang Liu, Lizhi Song, Haiyan Wang, and Aiqiang XuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, People’s Republic of China (Z. Tao, Y. Li, Y. Liu, X. Lin, G. Liu, L. Song, H. Wang, A. Xu); Shandong University School of Public Health, Jinan (Y. Song, A. Xu); and Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA (P. Jiang)

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Figure 2

Phylogenetic tree based on the alignment of the entire virus capsid protein 1 coding regions of coxsackievirus B3 isolates from Shandong, People’s Republic of China, and around the world. Triangles indicate isolates from patients with acute flaccid paralysis; diamonds indicate isolates from patients with aseptic meningitis; circles indicate isolates from the Shandong environment; and squares indicate isolates from patients with hand-foot-and-mouth disease; the arrow indicates the representative

Figure 2. . . Phylogenetic tree based on the alignment of the entire virus capsid protein 1 coding regions of coxsackievirus B3 isolates from Shandong, People’s Republic of China, and around the world. Triangles indicate isolates from patients with acute flaccid paralysis; diamonds indicate isolates from patients with aseptic meningitis; circles indicate isolates from the Shandong environment; and squares indicate isolates from patients with hand-foot-and-mouth disease; the arrow indicates the representative strain 2008TC012 from the aseptic meningitis outbreak in 2008. Strain 26362/08 from patients with aseptic meningitis in Hong Kong is not shown in the tree because only part of the virus capsid protein 1 sequence was available. AUS, Australia; CHN, China; FRA, France; GER, Germany; NL, the Netherlands; USA, United States. Scale bar indicates nucleotide substitutions per site.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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