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Volume 17, Number 5—May 2011

Novel Phlebovirus in Febrile Child, Greece

Vassiliki Anagnostou, Grigorios Pardalos, Miranda Athanasiou-Metaxa, and Anna PapaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki, Greece (V. Anagnostou, A. Papa); Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki (G. Pardalos, M. Athanasiou-Metaxa)

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Percentage nucleotide and amino acid sequence divergence among phleboviruses*

Virus Virus (GenBank accession no.)
(GU143716) ARBV
(DQ862467) SFSV
(EF095551) TOSV
(FJ153280) SFNV
ADRV-GR 0 21.6 29.6 82.0 84.8 96.4
ADRV 0 21.6 29.6 82.0 84.8 96.4
SALV 3.0 3.0 33.5 83.6 89.8 100
ARBV 17.7 17.7 17.5 75.5 73.6 96.4
SFSV 85.6 85.6 85.6 82.3 76.1 70.7
TOSV 78.3 78.3 76.3 73.1 75.7 47.4
SFNV 86.7 86.7 86.2 87.0 84.1 29.2

*Values above the diagonal are nucleotide sequence divergence, and values below the diagonal are amino acid sequence divergence, estimated by neighbor-joining method. ADRV-GR, Adria virus from febrile child in Greece, 2009; ADRV, Adria virus; SALV, Salehabad virus; ARBV, Arbia virus; SFSV, sandfly fever Sicilian virus; TOSV, Toscana virus; SFNV, sandfly fever Naples virus.

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