Alexandr D. Botvinkin*, Elena M. Poleschuk†, Ivan V. Kuzmin†§ , Tatyana I. Borisova*, Suren V. Gazaryan‡, Pamela Yager§, and Charles E. Rupprecht§
Author affiliations: *Plague Control Research Institute of Siberia and the Far East, Irkutsk, Russia; †Research Institute for Natural Foci Infections, Omsk, Russia; ‡Krasnodar, Russia; §Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Figure. Neighbor-joining phylogenetic tree of the Lyssavirus genus, based on limited N gene sequences (400 bp from the amino terminus). Virus names are provided according to GenBank records, except for Ethmok and Ethlag. Subgroups “a” and “b” of EBLV-1 and EBLV-2 viruses are given according to Amengual et al. (5). Bootstrap values are presented for key nodes, and branch lengths are drawn to scale.
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