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Volume 20, Number 5—May 2014

Molecular Characterization of Cryptically Circulating Rabies Virus from Ferret Badgers, Taiwan

Hue-Ying Chiou, Chia-Hung Hsieh, Chian-Ren Jeng, Fang-Tse Chan, Hurng-Yi Wang, and Victor Fei PangComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China (H.-Y. Chiou, C.-H. Hsieh, C.-R. Jeng, H.-Y. Wang, V.F. Pang); Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Nantou County, Taiwan, Republic of China (F.-T. Chan)

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Table 2

Genomic organization and nucleotide lengths of terminal and intergenic regions and viral genes of rabies virus from Taiwan and other lineages from Asia*

Isolate 3′-UTR Gene, nucleotide length
5′-UTR Genome size
TWFB 70 1,353 91 894 86 609 212 1,575 519 6,384 130 11,923
CNFB 70 1,353 91 894 86 609 211 1,575 519 6,384 130–131 11,922–11,923
China I† 70 1,353 90–91 894 87–88 609 211 1,575 519 6,384 130 11,923
China II† 70 1,353 91 894 87 609 211 1,575 518–519 6,384 131 11,923–11,924

*UTR, untranslated region; TWFB, Taiwan ferret badgers; CNFB, Chinese ferret badgers.
†The definitions of China I and II are based on He et al. (16). China I does not include CNFB.

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1Joint senior authors who contributed equally to this article.

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