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Volume 15, Number 2—February 2009
Research

Simian T-Lymphotropic Virus Diversity among Nonhuman Primates, Cameroon

David M. Sintasath, Nathan D. Wolfe1, Matthew LeBreton, Hongwei Jia, Albert D. Garcia, Joseph Le Doux Diffo, Ubald Tamoufe, Jean K. Carr, Thomas M. Folks, Eitel Mpoudi-Ngole, Donald S. Burke2, Walid Heneine, and William M. SwitzerComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (D.M. Sintasath, D.S. Burke); University of California School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA (N.D. Wolfe, U. Tamoufe); Johns Hopkins Cameroon Program, Yaoundé, Cameroon (M. LeBreton, J.L.D. Diffo, U. Tamoufe, E. Mpoudi-Ngole); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (H. Jia, A. D. Garcia, T.M. Folks, W. Heneine, W.M. Switzer); University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore (J.K. Carr)

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Figure 3

Identification of a novel primate T-lymphotropic virus (PTLV)–3 subtype by phylogenetic inference of 202-bp tax sequences with PTLV prototypes and partial sequences from 3 Cercopithecus nictitans (Cni217, Cni227, and Cni3038) reported elsewhere (9,21) and those identified in the current study (in boldface). GenBank accession numbers for the previously reported partial simian T-lymphotropic virus (STLV)–3 tax sequences included in this analysis are AY039033, AF412120, and AM746647–AM746673). Supp

Figure 3. Identification of a novel primate T-lymphotropic virus (PTLV)–3 subtype by phylogenetic inference of 202-bp tax sequences with PTLV prototypes and partial sequences from 3 Cercopithecus nictitans (Cni217, Cni227, and Cni3038) reported elsewhere (9,21) and those identified in the current study (in boldface). GenBank accession numbers for the previously reported partial simian T-lymphotropic virus (STLV)–3 tax sequences included in this analysis are AY039033, AF412120, and AM746647–AM746673). Support for the branching order was determined by 1,000 bootstrap replicates; only values >60% are shown. Branch lengths are proportional to the evolutionary distance (scale bar) between the taxa. See Figure 2 legend for abbreviations.

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1Current affiliation: Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.

2Current affiliation: University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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