Cluster of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infections in Iran, 2014
Jila Yavarian, Farshid Rezaei, Azadeh Shadab, Mahmood Soroush, Mohammad Mehdi Gooya, and Talat Mokhtari Azad
Author affiliations: Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Public Health, Tehran, Iran (J. Yavarian, A. Shadab, T. Mokhtari Azad); Iranian Center for Communicable Disease Control, Tehran (F. Rezaei, M. Soroush, M.M. Gooya)
Figure. Phylogenic sequence analysis of 3 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) isolates from patients in Kerman Province, Iran (boldface), 2014, compared with sequences from GenBank (accession numbers shown). MEGA 5.2 (http://www.megasoftware.net) was used for construction of neighbor-joining tree by using the Kimura 2-parameter model with uniform rates and 1,000 bootstrap replicates.
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