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Volume 16, Number 4—April 2010

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, French Guiana

Séverine MatheusComments to Author , Félix Djossou, David Moua, Anne Marie Bourbigot, Didier Hommel, Vincent Lacoste, Philippe Dussart, and Anne Lavergne
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur de la Guyane, Cayenne, French Guiana (S. Matheus, D. Moua, V. Lacoste, P. Dussart, A. Lavergne); Centre Hospitalier Andrée Rosemon, Cayenne (F. Djossou, A.M. Bourbigot, D. Hommel)

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Comparison of nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequences between Maripa virus and representative New World hantaviruses*

Maripa virus % Nucleotide sequence identity % Amino acid sequence identity
RIOM_B 83.0 96.9
RIOM_P 81.9 96.2
ANAJ 81.2 96.2
LAN 81.2 96.2
RIME 77.9 94.7
PARN 78.4 93.9
ARAQ 80.2 93.1
AND 78.6 93.1
ORN 78.4 93.1
MCL 76.8 93.1
CHO 76.1 93.1
PRG 76.6 93.1
LEC 80.2 92.4
BMJ 79.4 92.4
CAD 77.1 92.4
ARAC 77.6 91.6
C_Plata 77.6 90.8
SN 73.5 90.1

*RIOM_B, Rio Mamoré virus strain OM-556 (U52136); RIOM_P, Rio Mamoré virus strain HTN-007 (AF133254); ANAJ, Anajatuba virus isolate Of58 (DQ451829); LAN, Laguna Negra virus strain 510B (AF005727); RIME, Rio Mearim virus isolate Hs85 (DQ451828); PARN, Paranoa virus (EF576661); ARAQ, Araraquara virus (AF307325); AND, Andes virus strain AH-1 (AF324902); ORN, Oran virus strain 22996, (AF482715); MCL, Maciel virus strain 13796 (AF482716); CHO, Choclo virus (DQ 285046); PRGm Pergamino virus strain 14403 (AF482717); LEC, Lechiguanas virus strain 22819 (AF482714); BMJ, Bermejo virus strain Oc22531 (AF482713); CAD, Cano Delgadito virus isolate VHV-574 (AF000140); ARAC, Araucaria virus strain HPR/04-102 (AY740633); CAS, Castelo dos Sonhos virus (AF307324); C_Plata, Central Plata virus strain 714LC (EU564715); SN, Sin Nombre virus strain NM H10 (L25784).

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