Novel Strain of Andes Virus Associated with Fatal Human Infection, Central Bolivia
Cristhopher D. Cruz, Brett M. Forshey , Efrain Vallejo, Roberto Agudo, Jorge Vargas, David L. Blazes, Carolina Guevara, V. Alberto Laguna-Torres, Eric S. Halsey, and Tadeusz J. Kochel
Author affiliations: US Naval Medical Research Unit 6, Lima, Peru (C.D. Cruz, B.M. Forshey, D.L. Blazes, C. Guevara, V.A. Laguna-Torres, E.S. Halsey); Servicio Departamental de Salud, Cochabamba, Bolivia (E. Vallejo, R. Agudo); Centro Nacional de Enfermedades Tropicales, Santa Cruz, Bolivia (J. Vargas); US Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (T.J. Kochel)
Figure 2. . . Phylogenetic analysis of hantaviruses from the Western Hemisphere on the basis of partial A) small and B) medium segments. Novel strains described in this study are indicated in boldface. Depicted phylogenetic reconstructions are based on Bayesian inference conducted in MrBayes (29,30). Posterior probabilities are indicated at relevant nodes. Scale bar indicates nucleotide sequence divergence. CASV, Castelo dos Sonhos virus; ANDV, Andes virus; ORNV, Oran virus; BMJV, Bermejo virus; LECV, Lechiguanas virus; BMJC, Bermejo virus; NEMV, Neembucu virus; PRGV, Pergamino virus; MACV, Maciel virus; PARV, Paranoa virus; ARAV, Araraquara virus; ITAPV, Itaporanga virus; ARCV, Araucaria virus; RIOMV, Río Mamoré virus; ALPV, Alta Paraguay virus; LNV, Laguna Negra virus; CHOV, Choclo virus; SNV, Sin Nombre virus; CADV, Caño Delgadito virus; ELMCV, El Moro Canyon virus; PDOV, El Moro Canyon virus; CATV, Catacamas virus.
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