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Volume 20, Number 5—May 2014

Research

Molecular Characterization of Cryptically Circulating Rabies Virus from Ferret Badgers, Taiwan

Hue-Ying Chiou, Chia-Hung Hsieh, Chian-Ren Jeng, Fang-Tse Chan, Hurng-Yi Wang, and Victor Fei PangComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China (H.-Y. Chiou, C.-H. Hsieh, C.-R. Jeng, H.-Y. Wang, V.F. Pang); Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Nantou County, Taiwan, Republic of China (F.-T. Chan)

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Table 3

Genetic distances between Taiwan isolates and other rabies virus lineages or groups in different genomic regions*

Rabies virus group† Gene
N P M G L Genome
Asia
CNFB 0.115 0.172 0.105 0.129 0.130 0.134
China I‡ 0.104 0.157 0.107 0.133 0.123 0.127
China II 0.130 0.186 0.132 0.172 0.142 0.152
Southeast Asia
0.140
0.189
0.125
0.169
0.147
0.155
Cosmopolitan 0.161 0.216 0.173 0.209 0.177 0.192
India 0.152 0.229 0.183 0.211 0.175 0.191
Outgroup 0.200 0.284 0.212 0.237 0.209 0.232

*CNFB, Chinese ferret badgers; outgroup, rabies virus derived from bat and raccoon.
†Groups of rabies virus are based on the work of Bourhy et al. (17).
‡In this analysis, China I does not include CNFB.

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1Joint senior authors who contributed equally to this article.

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