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Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013

Research

Continued Evolution of West Nile Virus, Houston, Texas, USA, 2002–2012

Brian R. Mann1, Allison R. McMullen1, Daniele M. Swetnam, Vence Salvato, Martin Reyna, Hilda Guzman, Rudy Bueno, James A. Dennett, Robert B. Tesh, and Alan D.T. BarrettComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (B.R. Mann, A.R. McMullen, D.M. Swetnam, H. Guzman, R.B. Tesh, A.D.T. Barrett); Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services, Houston, Texas, USA (V. Salvato, M. Reyna, R. Bueno, Jr., J.A. Dennett)

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Table 1

West Nile virus isolates described in sequence and phylogenetic analyses, Harris County , Texas, USA,1998–2012*

Strain Map code† Location Zip code‡ Source§ Collection year GenBank accession no.
IS-98 STD Eilat, Israel NA White stork 1998 AF481864
NY99-flamingo382-99 New York, NY, USA NA Chilean flamingo 1999 AF196835
Kuritz [TVP 8553] Beaumont, TX, USA NA Human 2002 AY289214
TX114 B1-1 Harris Co., TX, USA 77043 Blue jay 2002 GU827998
TX 2002 1 Harris Co., TX, USA NA Human 2002 DQ164198
TX 2002 2 Harris Co., TX, USA NA Human 2002 DQ164205
TX1153 B2-1 Harris Co., TX, USA 77077 Mourning dove 2003 AY712945
TX1171 B3-1 Harris Co., TX, USA 77030 Blue jay 2003 AY712946
TX1175 B4-3 Harris Co., TX, USA 77346 Blue jay 2003 GU828000
TX1461 Harris Co., TX, USA NA Avian 2003 AY712947
TX 2003 Harris Co., TX, USA NA Human 2003 DQ164199
v4095 M10-2 Harris Co., TX, USA 77093 Culex quinquefasciatus 2003 GU828002
v4369 M11-2 Harris Co., TX, USA 77039 Cx. quinquefasciatus 2003 AY712948
v4380 M12-2 Harris Co., TX, USA 77093 Cx. quinquefasciatus 2003 GU828001
M12214 M1-5 Harris Co., TX, USA 77020 Cx. quinquefasciatus 2005 JF415914
TX5058 B5 Harris Co., TX, USA 77057 Blue jay 2005 JF415929
M6019 M2-6 Harris Co., TX, USA 77026 Cx. quinquefasciatus 2006 JF415930
TX5810 B6-6 Harris Co., TX, USA 77345 Common grackle 2006 JF415915
TX6276 B7-10 Harris Co., TX, USA 77373 Northern mockingbird 2006 JF415916
M19433 M3-5 Harris Co., TX, USA 77020 Cx. quinquefasciatus 2007 JF415919
TX6647 B8-5 Harris Co., TX, USA 77084 Blue jay 2007 JF415917
TX6747 B9 Harris Co., TX, USA 77346 Blue jay 2007 JF415918
TX7191 B10 Harris Co., TX, USA 77005 Blue jay 2007 JF415920
TX7558 B11-5 Harris Co., TX, USA 77375 Blue jay 2008 JF415921
M20122 M4-4 Harris Co., TX, USA 77026 Aedes albopictus 2009 JF415928
M20140 M5-4 Harris Co., TX, USA 77021 Ae. albopictus 2009 JF415926
M20141 M6-4 Harris Co., TX, USA 77021 Cx. quinquefasciatus 2009 JF415927
M37012 M7-4 Harris Co., TX, USA 77021 Cx. quinquefasciatus 2009 JF415922
M37906 M8-4 Harris Co., TX, USA 77021 Cx. quinquefasciatus 2009 JF415923
M38488 M9-4 Harris Co., TX, USA 77004 Ae. albopictus 2009 JF415925
TX7827 B12-7 Harris Co., TX, USA 77060 Blue jay 2009 JF415924
TX8092 B13-7 Harris Co., TX, USA 77084 House sparrow 2010 KC333374
TX8349 B14-5 Harris Co., TX, USA 77016 House sparrow 2011 KC333375
TX8546 B15-9 Harris Co., TX, USA 77065 Blue jay 2012 KC333376
TX8551 B16-10 Harris Co., TX, USA 77449 Blue jay 2012 KC333377
TX8559 B17-9 Harris Co., TX, USA 77506 Blue jay 2012 KC333378
TX8560 B18-8 Harris Co., TX, USA 77062 Blue jay 2012 KC333379
TX8562 B19-10 Harris Co., TX, USA 77450 Blue jay 2012 KC333380
TX8567 B20-9 Harris Co., TX, USA 77065 Blue jay 2012 KC333381
TX8571 B21-8 Harris Co., TX, USA 77059 Blue Jay 2012 KC333382
TX8572 B22 Harris Co., TX, USA 77080 Blue jay 2012 KC333383
TX8589 B23-10 Harris Co., TX, USA 77049 Loggerhead shrike 2012 KC333384
TX8590 B24-10 Harris Co., TX, USA 77339 Blue jay 2012 KC333385
TX8599 B25-8 Harris Co., TX, USA 77058 Blue jay 2012 KC333386
TX8604 B26 Harris Co., TX, USA 77021 House sparrow 2012 KC333387
TX AR12-1486 Denton Co., TX, USA NA Cx. quinquefasciatus 2012 KC711057
TX AR12-1648 Collin Co., TX, USA NA Cx. quinquefasciatus 2012 KC711058
TX AR12-10674 Collin Co., TX, USA NA Cx. restuans 2012 KC711059

*Strains sequenced in this study are indicated in boldface. Co., county.
†Map code designations include B (bird) and M (mosquito) for isolates collected in Harris County, TX, with phylogenetic relationships (groups 1–10) indicated after the hyphen (see Figure 1). –, isolates collected outside Harris County, Texas, that have no known geographic collection information.
‡Zip codes indicated for region of isolate collection within Harris County, TX (see Figure 1). NA, not available.
§Mosquito (Culex spp.) isolates were collected from mosquito pools.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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