Autochthonous Chikungunya Fever in Traveler Returning to Japan from Cuba
Motoyuki Tsuboi, Satoshi Kutsuna
, Yasuyuki Kato, Eri Nakayama, Ken-ichi Shibasaki, Shigeru Tajima, Tomohiko Takasaki, Yuichi Katanami, Kei Yamamoto, Nozomi Takeshita, Kayoko Hayakawa, Shuzo Kanagawa, and Norio Ohmagari
Author affiliations: National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan (M. Tsuboi, S. Kutsuna, Y. Kato, Y. Katanami, K. Yamamoto, N. Takeshita, K. Hayakawa, S. Kanagawa, N. Ohmagari); National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo (E. Nakayama, K.-i. Shibasaki, S. Tajima, T. Takasaki)
Figure. Phylogenetic analysis of the chikungunya virus sequence obtained from a patient returning to Japan (in bold) from Cuba in February 2016, compared with reference sequences. Virus lineages are shown at right. Scale bar represents substitutions per nucleotide position. ECSA, Eastern/Central/South African lineage.
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