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Volume 18, Number 2—February 2012

Research

Characterization of Nipah Virus from Outbreaks in Bangladesh, 2008–2010

Michael K. LoComments to Author , Luis Lowe, Kimberly B. Hummel, Hossain M.S. Sazzad, Emily S. Gurley, M. Jahangir Hossain, Stephen P. Luby, David M. Miller, James A. Comer, Pierre E. Rollin, William J. Bellini, and Paul A. Rota
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.K. Lo, L. Lowe, K.B. Hummel, D.M. Miller, J.A. Comer, P.E. Rollin, W.J. Bellini, P.A. Rota); International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh (H.M.S. Sazzad, E.S. Gurley, M.J. Hossain, S.P. Luby)

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Table 2

Percentage nucleotide and amino acid variability among available complete Nipah virus open reading frame sequences

Gene Open reading frame length, nt/aa % nt variation

% aa variation
Overall Genotype M Genotype B Overall Genotype M Genotype B
N 1,599/532 0.0–6.32 0.0–2.19 0.0–1.06 0.0–2.26 0.0–1.69 0.0–0.56
P 2,130/709 0.0–9.15 0.0–2.21 0.0–0.99 0.0–9.87 0.0–3.67 0.0–0.99
M 1,059/352 0.0–6.70 0.0–0.57 0.0–0.28 0.0–1.42 0.0–0.85 0.0–0.28
F 1,641/546 0.0–6.76 0.0–0.85 0.0–0.98 0.0–1.65 0.0–0.75 0.0–0.55
G 1,809/602 0.0–7.35 0.0–1.93 0.0–0.55 0.0–4.65 0.0–1.83 0.0–0.33
L 6,735/2244 0.0–6.68 0.01–0.19 0.0–0.82 0.0–1.92 0.0–0.18 0.0–0.45

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