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Volume 20, Number 6—June 2014
Dispatch

MERS Coronaviruses in Dromedary Camels, Egypt

Daniel K.W. Chu1, Leo L.M. Poon1, Mokhtar M. Gomaa, Mahmoud M. Shehata, Ranawaka A.P.M. Perera, Dina Abu Zeid, Amira S. El Rifay, Lewis Y. Siu, Yi Guan, Richard J. Webby, Mohamed A. Ali, Malik PeirisComments to Author , and Ghazi KayaliComments to Author 
Author affiliations: The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (D.K.W. Chu, L.L.M. Poon, R.A.P.M. Perera, Y. Guan, M. Peiris); National Research Centre, Giza, Egypt (M.M. Gomaa, M.M. Shehata, D.A. Zeid, A.S. El Rifay, M.A. Ali); HKU-Pasteur Research Pole, Hong Kong (L.Y. Siu); St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA (R.J. Webby, G. Kayali)

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Figure 2

Phylogenetic analyses of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from dromedary camels. Genomic (A), spike (B), and nucleocapsid (C) sequences of the dromedary camel MERS-CoV NRCE-HKU205 (GenBank accession no. KJ477102) were aligned with the corresponding human MERS-CoV (N = 25) sequences retrieved from GenBank (accession nos. as in Figure 1 legend). Phylogenetic trees were constructed by using MEGA5 (14) with neighbor-joining method. Numbers at nodes indicate bootstrap values de

Figure 2. Phylogenetic analyses of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from dromedary camelsGenomic (A), spike (B), and nucleocapsid (C) sequences of the dromedary camel MERS-CoV NRCE-HKU205 (GenBank accession noKJ477102) were aligned with the corresponding human MERS-CoV (N = 25) sequences retrieved from GenBank (accession nosas in Figure 1 legend)Phylogenetic trees were constructed by using MEGA5 (14) with neighbor-joining methodNumbers at nodes indicate bootstrap values determined by 500 replicatesOnly bootstrap values >70 are denotedBold type indicates MERS-CoV identified in the current studyScale bars indicate the estimated genetic distance of these viruses.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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