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Volume 21, Number 4—April 2015

Sequence Variability and Geographic Distribution of Lassa Virus, Sierra Leone

Tomasz A. Leski1Comments to Author , Michael G. Stockelman1, Lina M. Moses, Matthew Park, David A. Stenger, Rashid Ansumana, Daniel G. Bausch, and Baochuan Lin
Author affiliations: Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA (T.A. Leski, M.G. Stockelman, D.A. Stenger, B. Lin); Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (L.M. Moses); Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans (L.M. Moses, D.G Bausch), Thomas Jefferson High School, Alexandria, Virginia, USA (M. Park); Mercy Hospital Research Laboratory, Bo, Sierra Leone (R. Ansumana); Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK (R. Ansumana); Njala University, Bo (R. Ansumana)

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Table 1

PCR and sequencing primers used in study of Lassa virus, Sierra Leone*

Primer name Sequence, 5′ → 3′ Target gene Amplicon size Reference
670 (17)
This study
This study

*GPC, glycoprotein precursor; L, polymerase; NP, nucleoprotein.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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