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Volume 20, Number 12—December 2014
Dispatch

Equine Influenza A(H3N8) Virus Isolated from Bactrian Camel, Mongolia

Myagmarsukh Yondon, Batsukh Zayat, Martha I. Nelson, Gary L. Heil, Benjamin D. Anderson, Xudong Lin, Rebecca A. Halpin, Pamela McKenzie, Sarah K. White, David Wentworth, and Gregory C. GrayComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (M. Yondon, B. Zayat); National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (M.I. Nelson); University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA (G.L. Heil, B.D. Anderson, S.K. White, G.C. Gray); J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA (X. Lin, R.A. Halpin, D.E. Wentworth); St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA (P.P. McKenzie)

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Figure 2

Evolutionary relationships of 155 full-length hemagglutinin sequences from equine A(H3N8)viruses collected globally and A/camel/Mongolia/335/2012 (arrow). The 2 clades associated with most recent equine influenza A(H3N8) viruses, Florida clade 1 and Florida clade 2, are denoted as FC1 and FC2, respectively, and with nomenclature adopted previously (13). The maximum-likelihood tree is midpoint rooted for clarity, and all branch lengths are drawn to scale. High (>70) bootstrap values are provid

Figure 2. Evolutionary relationships of 155 full-length hemagglutinin sequences from equine A(H3N8)viruses collected globally and A/camel/Mongolia/335/2012 (arrow). The 2 clades associated with most recent equine influenza A(H3N8) viruses, Florida clade 1 and Florida clade 2, are denoted as FC1 and FC2, respectively, and with nomenclature adopted previously (13). The maximum-likelihood tree is midpoint rooted for clarity, and all branch lengths are drawn to scale. High (>70) bootstrap values are provided for key nodes. Hemagglutinin sequences containing a 2aa insertion are identified with a solid black circle. Scale bar indicates nucleotide substitutions per site.

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