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Volume 23, Number 7—July 2017

Porcine Hemagglutinating Encephalomyelitis Virus and Respiratory Disease in Exhibition Swine, Michigan, USA, 2015

Joshua N. Lorbach1, Leyi Wang1, Jacqueline M. Nolting, Madonna G. Benjamin, Mary Lea Killian, Yan ZhangComments to Author , and Andrew S. BowmanComments to Author 
Author affiliations: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA (J.N. Lorbach, J.M. Nolting, A.S. Bowman); Ohio Department of Agriculture, Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA (L. Wang, Y. Zhang); Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA (M. Benjamin); National Veterinary Services Laboratories, Ames, Iowa, USA (M.L. Killian)

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PHEV obtained from samples of swine at fairs in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio, USA, 2015*

Fair Total no. samples No. PHEV positive Risk for PHEV positivity ILI Strain name Genotype GenBank accession no.
A 20 9 0.45 Yes PHEV-CoV USA-15SW1727 2 KY419111
B 20 20 1.00 Yes PHEV-CoV USA-15SW1362 1 KY419110
C 20 10 0.50 Yes PHEV-CoV USA-15SW1582 2 KY419113
D 20 20 1.00 Yes PHEV-CoV USA-15SW1655 2 KY419109
E 19 7 0.37 Yes PHEV-CoV USA-15SW25049 3 KY419103
F 20 19 0.95 Yes PHEV-CoV USA-15SW1209 2 KY419107
G 20 9 0.45 No NA NA NA
H 20 9 0.45 No NA NA NA
I 20 4 0.20 No PHEV-CoV USA-15SW1785 2 KY419106
J 20 1 0.05 No PHEV-CoV USA-15SW24992† 2 KY419108
All others, n = 4 80 0 0.00 No NA NA NA
Total, n = 14

K 20 1 0.05 No NA NA NA
L 20 8 0.40 No PHEV-CoV USA-15SW1765 1 KY419112
M 20 1 0.05 No PHEV-CoV USA-15SW0331 1 KY419104
All others, n = 11
Yes (4)
N 20 13 0.65 No PHEV-CoV USA-15SW0582 1 KY419105
All others, n = 13
Yes (5)
Total, n = 28 560 23 0.04

*Reverse transcription PCR PHEV detection results are shown with calculated risk. Aggregate data for Michigan or Ohio and Indiana are shown. PHEV strain name and corresponding GenBank accession numbers are listed for samples that yielded sequence data. ILI, influenza-like illness; NA, not applicable; PHEV, porcine hemagglutinating encephalomyelitis virus.
†Partial genome (nonstructural protein 2).

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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