Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link
Volume 9, Number 11—November 2003

Genetic Variation among Temporally and Geographically Distinct West Nile Virus Isolates, United States, 2001, 2002

C. Todd Davis*†, David W.C. Beasley*†, Hilda Guzman*†, Pushker Raj‡, Mary D’Anton‡, Robert J. Novak§, Thomas R. Unnasch¶, Robert B. Tesh*†, and Alan D.T. Barrett*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Center for Biodefense and Emerging Diseases, Galveston, Texas, USA; †University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; ‡Texas Department of Health-Rabies/Arbovirus Section, Austin, Texas, USA; §Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois, USA; ¶University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Main Article

Table 1

Nucleotide mutations in sequences of the prM gene of 22 West Nile virus isolates obtained during 2001 and 2002 compared to WN-NY99a

Strain Source Collected RNA origin prM (501 nt)
491 (prM9) 507 549 621 660 679 (prM72) 690 807 903
(AF196835) Flamingo 06/01/99 Brain A (Lys) A U A C U (Ser) C C G
Harris Co., TX
(AY185906) Bluejay 06/11/02 Brain/Vero U
Harris Co., TX
(AY185907) Bluejay 06/10/02 Brain/Vero U
Co., TX - 1 Culexquinquefasciatus 08/06/02 BHK G (Arg) U
Co., TX - 2 Culexquinquefasciatus 09/17/02 BHK U
Co., TX Culexquinquefasciatus 09/25/02 BHK U
Co., TX Culexrestuans 09/30/02 Vero
Co., TX Culexquinquefasciatus 10/23/02 BHK U
Co., TX Culextarsalis 09/18/02 BHK U
El Paso
Co., TX Culextarsalis 08/26/02 Vero U
Illinois - 1 Culex pipiens 08/02/02 Vero A U
Illinois - 2 Dog 08/01/02 Kidney/Vero G U
Alabama - 1 Culexquinquefasciatus 10/05/01 Vero
Alabama -2 Crow 09/10/01 Brain/Vero
Colorado Red-tailed Hawk 08/01/02 Brain/Vero U
Louisiana Culex salinarius 08/06/02 Vero U
Galveston Co.,
TX-1 (AY185914) Bluejay 08/02/02 Vero G A (Thr)
Galveston Co.,
TX-2 (AY185913) Bluejay 07/19/02 Vero A
Co., TX-3 Culexquinquefasciatus 08/21/02 Vero
Co., TX - 1 Culexquinquefasciatus 08/06/02 BHK
Co., TX - 2 Culexquinquefasciatus 07/02/02 BHK A
Co., TX - 3 Human 08/24/02 CSF/Vero
Co., TX Culexquinquefasciatus 07/03/02 Vero A

*Nucleotide (nt) numbers correspond to those of WN-NY99 (GenBank accession no. AF196835); in brackets for individual residues are the deduced amino acid changes.f

Main Article

Page created: April 20, 2012
Page updated: April 20, 2012
Page reviewed: April 20, 2012
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.