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Volume 25, Number 2—February 2019

Bat Influenza A(HL18NL11) Virus in Fruit Bats, Brazil

Angélica Cristine Almeida Campos, Luiz Gustavo Bentim Góes, Andres Moreira-Soto, Cristiano de Carvalho, Guilherme Ambar, Anna-Lena Sander, Carlo Fischer, Adriana Ruckert da Rosa, Debora Cardoso de Oliveira, Ana Paula G. Kataoka, Wagner André Pedro, Luzia Fátima A. Martorelli, Luzia Helena Queiroz, Ariovaldo P. Cruz-Neto, Edison Luiz Durigon1, and Jan Felix Drexler1Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Institute of Virology, Berlin, Germany (A.C.A. Campos, L.G.B. Góes, A. Moreira-Soto, A.-L. Sander, C. Fischer, J.F. Drexler); Universidade de São Paulo-USP, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas-ICB, São Paulo, Brazil (A.C.A. Campos, L.G.B. Góes, E.L. Durigon); Universidade Estadual Paulista Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária de Araçatuba, Araçatuba, Brazil (C. de Carvalho, W.A. Pedro, L.H. Queiroz); Universidade Estadual Paulista, Instituto de Biociências, Rio Claro, Brazil (G. Ambar, A.P. Cruz-Neto); Centro de Controle de Zoonoses, São Paulo (A.R. da Rosa, D.C. de Oliveira, L.F.A. Martorelli, A.P.G. Kataoka); German Centre for Infection Research, Germany (J.F. Drexler); Martsinovsky Institute of Medical Parasitology, Tropical and Vector-Borne Diseases, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia (J.F. Drexler)

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Table 2

Comparison of influenza A(HL18NL11) strain found in bats in Brazil with prototype strains from Peru

Nucleotide sequence identity
Amino acid exchange site
A/great fruit-eating bat/Brazil/2301/2012 (HL18NL11a)
A/great fruit-eating bat/Brazil/2344/2012 (HL18NL11b)
V76I, R471K, T473N, V478I, I559V, R574K, S631N
V76I, V203I, R471K, T473N, V478I, I559V, R574K, S631N
V54I, T56V
V54I, T56V, R334K
T70A, R116K, D158N, V231I, T254S, I552V, R711G
T70A, R116K, D158N, V231I, T254S, I552V, R711G
N167T, F251L
N167T, F251L
N20T, K350R, L357M, I380L, I387V
N20T, K350R, L357M, I380L, I387V, G484S
I11V, I15L, V82I, V200I, L254I, A264T, V284I, D332E, V378I, G382E
I11V, I15L, V82I, V191I, V200I, L254I, A264T, V284I, D332E, V378I, G382E
*Bold indicates amino acid exchanges occurring in only 1 of the 2 Brazil strains compared to the Peru prototype strain. HA, hemagglutinin; HL, HA-like; M, matrix; NA, neuraminidase; NL, neuraminidase-like; NS, nonstructural protein; NP, nucleoprotein; PA, polymerase acidic; PB, polymerase basic.

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1These senior authors contributed equally to this article.

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