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Volume 22, Number 4—April 2016
Research

Evaluation of Viremia Frequencies of a Novel Human Pegivirus by Using Bioinformatic Screening and PCR

David Bonsall, William F. Gregory, Camilla L.C. Ip, Sharyne Donfield, James Iles, M. Azim Ansari, Paolo Piazza, Amy Trebes, Anthony Brown, John Frater, Oliver G. Pybus, Phillip Goulder, Paul Klenerman, Rory Bowden, Edward D. Gomperts, Eleanor Barnes, Amit Kapoor, Colin P. Sharp, and Peter SimmondsComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (D. Bonsall, C.L.C. Ip, J. Iles, M.A. Ansari, P. Piazza, A. Trebes, A. Brown, J. Frater, O.G. Pybus, P. Goulder, P. Klenerman, R. Bowden, E. Barnes, P. Simmonds); University of Edinburgh Easter Bush, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (W.F. Gregory, C.P. Sharp); Rho, Inc., Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA (S. Donfield); The Childrens' Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA (E.D. Gomperts); The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA (A. Kapoor)

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Figure 1

Maximum-likelihood phylogenetic analysis of complete genome sequences of human pegivirus assembled in this study (black circles) compared with available human hepegivirus (HPgV) sequences of genotypes 1–6 published in GenBank (accession numbers shown). The tree was constructed by using the maximum-likelihood algorithm implemented in the MEGA6 software package (16). For this dataset, the optimum maximum model was general time reversible model (18) with a gamma distribution (5 rates) and invariant

Figure 1. Maximum-likelihood phylogenetic analysis of complete genome sequences of human pegivirus assembled in this study (black circles) compared with available human hepegivirus (HPgV) sequences of genotypes 1–6 published in GenBank (accession numbers shown). The tree was constructed by using the maximum-likelihood algorithm implemented in the MEGA6 software package (16). For this dataset, the optimum maximum model was general time reversible model (18) with a gamma distribution (5 rates) and invariant sites. Phylogenetic analysis of each dataset used 100 bootstrap resamplings to infer the robustness of groupings. Genotypes previously assigned to HPgV sequences are shown on the right with the exception of sequence AB013501 (from the United Kingdom, shown with genotype “?”). Scale bar indicates nucleotide substitutions per site.

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