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Volume 24, Number 11—November 2018
Research Letter

Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus Infection, South Korea, 2010

Young Ree Kim1, Yeojun Yun1, Seung Geon Bae, Dahee Park, Suhyun Kim, Jae Myun Lee, Nam-Hyuk Cho, Yang Soo Kim, and Keun Hwa LeeComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Jeju National University College of Medicine, Jeju, South Korea (Y.R. Kim, S.G. Bae, D. Park, S. Kim, K.H. Lee); Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea (Y. Yun); Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul (J.M. Lee); Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul (N.-H. Cho); University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul (Y.S. Kim).

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Phylogenetic tree constructed based on partial small segment sequences of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus identified in stored serum samples collected in 2010 from 2 patients in South Korea (bold) compared with reference viruses. We constructed the tree using the maximum-likelihood method with MEGA 6 (10). The partial small sequence data for the viruses identified in China, South Korea, and Japan were obtained from GenBank (accession numbers in parentheses). Scale bar indicates

Figure. Phylogenetic tree constructed based on partial small segment sequences of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus identified in stored serum samples collected in 2010 from 2 patients in South Korea (bold) compared with reference viruses. We constructed the tree using the maximum-likelihood method with MEGA 6 (10). The partial small sequence data for the viruses identified in China, South Korea, and Japan were obtained from GenBank (accession numbers in parentheses). Scale bar indicates nucleotide substitutions per site.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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