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Volume 11, Number 11—November 2005

Toscana Virus in Spain

Sara Sanbonmatsu-Gámez*1, Mercedes Pérez-Ruiz*1, Ximena Collao†, María Paz Sánchez-Seco†, Francisco Morillas-Márquez‡, Manuel de la Rosa-Fraile*, José María Navarro-Marí*, and Antonio Tenorio†
Author affiliations: *Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain; †Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain; ‡Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain

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Table 4

Homology of nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequences of L (partial) gene and complete N gene in Toscana viruses from Spain and the Italian strain ISS Phl.3*

L gene STI1 ISS Phl.3 GR40 GR41
ISS Phl.3 0.199
GR40 0.010 0.199
GR41 0.015 0.185 0.026
GR79 0.010 0.205 0.020 0.015
ISS Phl.3 0.015
GR40 0.015 0. 030
GR41 0.000 0.015 0.015

N gene
ISS Phl.3
STI2 0.020
ISS Phl.3 0.116 0.123
STI6 0.005 0.017 0.118
GR40 0.015 0.016 0.123 0.012
GR41 0.020 0.021 0.130 0.017 0.016
STI2 0.000
ISS Phl.3 0.000 0.000
STI6 0.000 0.000 0.000
GR40 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
GR41 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000

*GR40, GR41, and GR79: TOSV obtained from pools of sandflies; STI1, STI2, and STI6: Spanish Toscana virus isolates recovered from patients in previous studies (17); ISS Phl.3: Italian TOSV strain (GenBank accession no. X68414 [L gene] and X53794 [N gene]); nt, nucleotides; aa, amino acids.

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