Novel Serotype of Bluetongue Virus, Western North America
N. James Maclachlan , William C. Wilson, Beate M. Crossley, Christie E. Mayo, Dane C. Jasperson, Richard E. Breitmeyer, and Annette M. Whiteford
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of California, Davis, California, USA (N.J. Maclachlan, B.M. Crossley, C.E. Mayo, R.E. Breitmeyer); US Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Research Service, Manhattan, Kansas, USA (W.C. Wilson, D.C. Jasperson); California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, California, USA (A.M. Whiteford)
Figure. . . Cladogram comparing the L2 genes of different bluetongue virus (BTV) serotypes and global strains of BTV serotype 2 (BTV-2) with that of a virus isolated in northern California, USA (2-California-2010; GenBank accession nos. JQ822248–JQ822257). Viruses are identified by serotype, country/region of origin, and for isolates of BTV serotype 2, year of identification. Bootstrap percentages are indicated at selected branching points. EHDV1, epizootic hemorrhagic disease of deer virus serotype 1.
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