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Volume 24, Number 9—September 2018
Research Letter

Spondweni Virus in Field-Caught Culex quinquefasciatus Mosquitoes, Haiti, 2016

Sarah K. White1Comments to Author , John A. Lednicky, Bernard A. Okech, J. Glenn Morris, and James C. Dunford
Author affiliations: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA (S.K. White, J.A. Lednicky, B.A. Okech, J.G. Morris, Jr.); US Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA (J.C. Dunford)

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Table 2

Comparison of amino acid identity of representative strains of SPONV and Zika virus, Haiti*

Virus type and protein GenBank accession no. (country of origin, year)
Amino acid identity, %
SPONV, GenBank accession no.

Zika virus, GenBank accession no.
SPONV AVD68687 (Haiti, 2016) 100 98.8 98.3 74.1 74.0 74.1
SPONV ABI54480 (S. Africa, 1954) 100 99.1 74.9 74.7 74.8
SPONV AOZ57820 (Nigeria, 1952) 100 74.9 74.8 74.9
Zika virus ARM59240 (Uganda, 1947) 100 96.9 96.9
Zika virus AMC13911 (Puerto Rico, 2015) 100 99.8
Zika virus ASF57880 (Haiti, 2016) 100

*SPONV, Spondweni virus.

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1Current affiliation: Brammer Bio, Alachua, Florida, USA.

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