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Volume 27, Number 12—December 2021

Potential Mosquito Vectors for Shuni Virus, South Africa, 2014–2018

Milehna Mara Guarido, Thopisang Motlou, Megan A. Riddin, Caitlin MacIntyre, Sontaga Cris Manyana, Todd Johnson, Maarten Schrama, Erin E. Gorsich, Basil D. Brooke, A. Paulo G. Almeida, and Marietjie VenterComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa (M.M. Guarido, T. Motlou, M.A. Riddin, C. MacIntyre, S.C. Manyana, T. Johnson, A.P.G. Almeida, M. Venter); Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia (T. Johnson); Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands (M. Schrama); University of Warwick, Coventry, UK (E.E. Gorsich); National Institute for Communicable Diseases/NHLS, Johannesburg, South Africa (B.D. Brooke); University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (B.D. Brooke); NOVA University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal (A.P.G. Almeida)

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Table 2

Mosquitoes positive for Shuni virus, South Africa, January 2014–May 2018*

Species Site ID no. Pool size GenBank SHUV accession no. GenBank COI accession no.†
Anopheles. pharoensis Marakele Mar16mp59 12 NA MT428079
Culex theileri Marakele Mar16mp48 3 MN914125 MT428080
Cx. annulioris Lapalala Lap15mp15 4 MN914124 MT428086
Mansonia uniformis KNP Knp17mp758 9 NA MT428087
Ma. africana KNP Knp17mp761 41 NA MT428089
Ma. uniformis KNP Knp17mp755 2 NA MT428088
Ma. africana KNP Knp17mp753 1 NA MT434140
Aedes subargenteus Jozini Kzn17mp108 2 NA MT428082
Ae. mcintoshi Mnisi Kru16mp02 4 MT433095 MT428081
Aedes spp. Mnisi Kru16mp05 8 MT433096 MT428085
Ma. uniformis Mnisi Kru17mp439 50 MT433097 MT428083

*COI, subunit I of the cytochrome oxidase gene; ID, identification; KNP, Kruger National Park; NA, not available because of sequence <200 bp; SHUV, Shuni virus. †These sequences are available upon request.

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