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Volume 22, Number 5—May 2016

Molecular Characterization of Chikungunya Virus, Philippines, 2011–2013

Ava Kristy Sy1, Mariko Saito-Obata1, Inez Andrea Medado, Kentaro Tohma, Clyde Dapat, Edelwisa Segubre-Mercado, Amado Tandoc, Socorro Lupisan, and Hitoshi OshitaniComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Muntinlupa City, Philippines (A.K. Sy, I.A. Medado, E. Segubre-Mercado, A. Tandoc III, S. Lupisan); Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan (M. Saito-Obata, K. Tohma, C. Dapat, H. Oshitani); Tohoku–Research Institute for Tropical Medicine Collaborating Research Center on Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Muntinlupa City (M. Saito-Obata, C. Dapat, H. Oshitani)

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Bayes factor of migration events of Asian genotype of chikungunya virus based on 65 cases, Philippines, 2011–2013*

Bayes factor Locations
68.8 Philippines, Indonesia
68.0 India, Thailand
54.2 Indonesia, New Caledonia
25.6 French Polynesia, Mexico
22.0 France, Indonesia
19.5 Indonesia, Malaysia
11.3 East Timor, Indonesia
7.6 Indonesia, Singapore
6.8 Indonesia, Thailand
3.4 China, Tonga
3.3 China, Indonesia
2.3 East Timor, France
2.3 Philippines, Thailand
2.2 Mexico, Tonga
2.1 French Polynesia, Tonga
2.1 China, French Polynesia
2.0 Philippines, Tonga
1.9 China, Mexico
1.7 China, Philippines
1.3 Malaysia, Singapore

*The migrations of Asian genotype viruses between countries were determined by using Bayes factor analysis. Bayes factor value >5 is considered a significant migration.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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