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Volume 9, Number 8—August 2003

Research

Enzootic Transmission of Yellow Fever Virus in Peru

Juliet E. Bryant*, Heiman Wang*, Cesar Cabezas†, Gladys Ramirez‡, Douglas Watts*, Kevin Russell§, and Alan Barrett*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; †Instituto Nacional de Salud, Lima, Peru; ‡Ministry of Health, Lima, Peru; §U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru

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Table 2

Signature amino acid and nucleotide substitutions of Peruvian YFV genetic variants, based upon sequence analysis of prM-E gene fragments of 24 isolates

Signature substitutions
Department
No. of Isolates
nt
Amino acid
Coding changes from consensus of Peruvian strains
Ayacucho
5
1
0
None
Cusco
5
1
0
None
Junin
3
1
0
None
Puno
2
7
1
R→ K prM102
Pasco
2
3
3
A→T M48; A→V M50; L→F M52
San Martin/Huanuco 7 7 2 I→V E70; H→N E90

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