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Volume 21, Number 7—July 2015
Dispatch

Novel Arenavirus Isolates from Namaqua Rock Mice, Namibia, Southern Africa

Peter T. WitkowskiComments to Author , René Kallies, Julia Hoveka, Brita Auste, Ndapewa L. Ithete, Katarína Šoltys, Tomáš Szemes, Sung Sup Park, Wolfgang Preiser, Boris Klempa, John K.E. Mfune, and Detlev H. Kruger
Author affiliations: Charité Medical School, Berlin, Germany (P.T. Witkowski, B. Auste, B. Klempa, D.H. Kruger); Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZ, Leipzig, Germany (R. Kallies); University of Bonn Medical Center, Bonn, Germany (R. Kallies, C. Drosten); University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia (J. Hoveka, J.K.E. Mfune); Stellenbosch University and National Health Laboratory Services Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa (N.L. Ithete, W. Preiser); Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (K. Šoltys, T. Szemes); Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava (B. Klempa)

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Figure 2

Phylogenetic analysis of Okahandja and Mariental viruses performed with maximum-likelihood method. A) Phylogenetic analysis of partial L segment sequence (338 nt) of Okahandja and Mariental viruses obtained from reverse transcription PCR screening and performed with MEGA 6.0 (13) with maximum-likelihood method (general time reversible plus gamma model with 7 discrete Gamma categories; 1,000 bootstrap replications). Values at the branches are bootstrap values of the corresponding neighbor-joining

Figure 2. Phylogenetic analysis of Okahandja and Mariental viruses performed with maximum-likelihood method. A) Phylogenetic analysis of partial L segment sequence (338 nt) of Okahandja and Mariental viruses obtained from reverse transcription PCR screening and performed with MEGA 6.0 (13) with maximum-likelihood method (general time reversible plus gamma model with 7 discrete Gamma categories; 1,000 bootstrap replications). Values at the branches are bootstrap values of the corresponding neighbor-joining tree (maximum composite likelihood method); values <50% are not shown. Scale bar indicates an evolutionary distance of given substitutions per position in the sequence. B) Nucleocapsid open reading frame. C) Glycoprotein open reading frame. Scale bars indicate evolutionary distances of given substitutions per position in each sequence. LCMV, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus.

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