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Volume 9, Number 7—July 2003

Research

Emergence and Global Spread of a Dengue Serotype 3, Subtype III Virus

William B. Messer*, Duane J. Gubler†, Eva Harris‡, Kamalanayani Sivananthan§, and Aravinda M. de Silva*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; ‡University of California, Berkeley, California, USA; §Medical Research Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Table 4

Summary of within- and between-subtype nucleotide mean similarity for dengue virus 3 isolates shown in Figure 1a

Subtype Within subtype similarity (%) Between subtype similarity (%)
I II III
I
98.1



II
97.7
94.9


III
98.4
95.6
96.3

IV 97.6 92.3 92.5 92.7

aMean similarities were calculated with the Tamura-Nei distance algorithm.

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