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Volume 20, Number 8—August 2014

Novel Reassortant Influenza A(H5N8) Viruses in Domestic Ducks, Eastern China

Haibo Wu, Xiaorong Peng, Lihua Xu, Changzhong Jin, Linfang Cheng, Xiangyun Lu, Tiansheng Xie, Hangping Yao, and Nanping WuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China (H. Wu, X. Peng, C. Jin, L. Cheng, X. Lu, T. Xie, H. Yao, N. Wu); Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Hangzhou (H. Wu, X. Peng, C. Jin, L. Cheng, X. Lu, T. Xie, H. Yao, N. Wu); Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Science, Hangzhou (L. Xu)

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Table 1

Sequence homology of whole genome of influenza A(H5N8) A/duck/Zhejiang/W24/2013 virus isolated from domestic ducks, eastern China, 2013, compared with nucleotide sequences available in GenBank*

Gene Virus with the highest percentage of nucleotide identity GenBank accession no. Homology, %
PB2 A/breeder duck/Korea/Gochang1/2014 (H5N8) KJ413831 99
A/environment/Jiangxi/28/2009 (H11N9) KC881295 98
PB1 A/breeder duck/Korea/Gochang1/2014 (H5N8) KJ413832 99
A/duck/Jiangsu/k1203/2010 (H5N8) JQ973692 99
PA A/breeder duck/Korea/Gochang1/2014 (H5N8) KJ413833 99
A/duck/Jiangsu/k1203/2010 (H5N8) JQ973693 99
HA A/breeder duck/Korea/Gochang1/2014 (H5N8) KJ413834 99
A/duck/Jiangsu/k1203/2010 (H5N8) JQ973694 99
NP A/breeder duck/Korea/Gochang1/2014 (H5N8) KJ413835 99
A/duck/Jiangsu/k1203/2010 (H5N8) JQ973695 99
NA A/breeder duck/Korea/Gochang1/2014 (H5N8) KJ413836 99
A/duck/Jiangsu/k1203/2010 (H5N8) JQ973696 99
M A/breeder duck/Korea/Gochang1/2014 (H5N8) KJ413837 99
A/duck/Jiangsu/k1203/2010 (H5N8) JQ973697 99
NS A/breeder duck/Korea/Gochang1/2014 (H5N8) KJ413838 99
A/duck/Hunan/8–19/2009 (H4N2) HQ285890 99

*PB2, basic polymerase 2; PB1, basic polymerase 1; PA, acidic polymerase; HA, hemagglutinin; NP, nucleoprotein; NA, neuraminidase; M, matrix; NS, nonstructural protein.

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