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Volume 12, Number 4—April 2006

Lineage 1 and 2 Strains of Encephalitic West Nile Virus, Central Europe

Tamás Bakonyi*†, Éva Ivanics‡, Károly Erdélyi‡, Krisztina Ursu‡, Emőke Ferenczi§, Herbert Weissenböck*, and Norbert Nowotny*¶Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria; †Szent István University, Budapest, Hungary; ‡Central Veterinary Institute, Budapest, Hungary; §"Béla Johan" National Center for Epidemiology, Budapest, Hungary; ¶United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

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West Nile virus strains included in the phylogenetic analysis

Name Code Accession no. Isolation
Year Host Origin Lineage, clade
WNV HNY1999 NY99a AF202541 1999 Human New York, USA 1a
WNV NY99flamingo38299 NY99b AF196835 1999 Flamingo New York, USA 1a
WNV IS98STD Is98 AF481864 1998 Stork Israel 1a
WNV goose-Hungary/03 Hu03 DQ118127 2003 Goose Hungary 1a
WNV Italy1998Equine It98 AF404757 1998 Horse Italy 1a
WNV RO9750 Ro96 AF260969 1996 Culex pipiens Romania 1a
WNV VLG4 Rus99a AF317203 1999 Human Volgograd, Russia 1a
WNV LEIV-Vlg99-27889 Rus99b AY277252 1999 Human Volgograd, Russia 1a
WNV PaH001 Tu97 AY268133 1997 Human Tunisia 1a
WNV PaAn001 Fr00 AY268132 2000 Horse France 1a
WNV Eg 101 Eg51 AF260968 1951 Human Egypt 1a
WNV Chin-01 Chin01 AY490240 1950s ? Russia 1a
WNV Kunjin MRM61C Kunjin D00246 1960 Cx. annulirostris Australia 1b
WNV Sarafend Sarafend AY688948 Laboratory strain 2
WNV B956 (WNFCG) Ug37 NC_001563 1937 Human Uganda 2
WNV goshawk-Hungary/04 Hu04 DQ116961 2004 Goshawk Hungary 2
Rabensburg virus (97-103) RabV AY765264 1997 Cx. pipiens Czech R. 3?
WNV LEIV-Krnd88-190 Rus98 AY277251 1998 Dermacentor marginatus Caucasus, Russia (Georgia?) 4?

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