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Volume 20, Number 9—September 2014

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N8) Virus from Waterfowl, South Korea, 2014

Keun Bon Ku1, Eun Hye Park1, Jung Yum1, Ji An Kim, Seung Kyoo Oh, and Sang Heui SeoComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Chungnam National University College of Veterinary Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea

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Nucleotide homology of genes of influenza virus strain A/waterfowl/Korea/S005/2014 (H5N8) to the closest related influenza virus strains*

Gene Closest related virus strain Nucleotide identity, %
PB2 A/wild duck/Shandong/628/2011 (H5N1) 99
PB1 A/duck/Jiangsu/1-15/2011 (H4N2) 99
PA A/duck/Jiangsu/1-15/2011 (H4N2) 98
HA A/wild duck/Shandong/628/2011 (H5N1) 97
NP A/wild duck/Shandong/1/2011 (H5N1) 99
NA A/duck/Jiangsu/k1203/2010 (H5N8) 98
M A/duck/Jiangsu/1-15/2011 (H4N2) 99
NS A/duck/Jiangsu/1-15/2011 (H4N2) 99

*PB, polymerase basic subunit; PA, polymerase acidic subunit; HA, hemagglutinin; NP, nucleoprotein; NA, neuraminidase; M, matrix; NS, nonstructural.

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1These authors equally contributed to this article.

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