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Volume 9, Number 4—April 2003

Research

Hepatitis E Virus Epidemiology in Industrialized Countries

Pilar Clemente-Casares*, Sonia Pina*, Maria Buti†, Rosend Jardi†, Margarita Martín‡, Sílvia Bofill-Mas*, and Rosina Girones*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; †Hospital General Universitario Valle Hebron, Barcelona, Spain; ‡Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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Table 1

Nucleotide sequence accession numbers for Hepatitis E virus strains

Origin
Abbreviation
GenBank accession no.
Described in previous studies
Barcelona
BCN
AF058684
Greece
G1
AF110391
G2
AF110392
Italy
It
AF110390
Austria
Au
AF279123
United States
US1
AF060668
US2
AF060669
Swa
AF082843
Mexico
M
M74506
Pakistan
P
M80581
Burma
B
M73218
China
C1
D11092
C2
AJ272108
C3
AF082094
India
I
X98292
Reported in this study
Barcelona
BCN2
AF491004
BCN3
AF490985
BCN4
AF491003
BCN5–BCN16
AF490986–AF490997
Washington, D.C., United States
W1
AF490998
Nancy, France
N1
AF490999
Barcelona, Spainb
VH1
AF491000
VH2
AF491001
Catalonia, Spaina Por1 AF491002

aOriginated from swine.
bStrains reported previously (15), but their sequences within open reading frame 2 used for phylogenetic analysis in this study are new.

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