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Volume 19, Number 11—November 2013
Dispatch

Two Novel Arenaviruses Detected in Pygmy Mice, Ghana

Karl C. Kronmann1Comments to Author , Shirley Nimo-Paintsil1, Fady Guirguis, Lisha C. Kronmann, Kofi Bonney, Kwasi Obiri-Danso, William Ampofo, Elisabeth Fichet-Calvet, and Elisabeth Fichet-Calvet.
Author affiliations: US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, Ghana Detachment, Accra, Ghana (K.C. Kronmann, S. Nimo-Paintsil, L.C. Kronmann); US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, Cairo, Egypt (F. Guirguis); Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon, Ghana (K. Bonney, W. Ampofo, S. Nimo Paintsil); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (K. Obiri-Danso); Bernhard Nocht Institute of Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany (E. Fichet-Calvet); Evolutionary Biology Group, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium (E. Fichet-Calvet)

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Figure 2

Phylogenetic trees depicting virus sequences found in rodents from the villages of Jirandogo and Natorduori, Ghana. Lineages of Lassa virus clade are indicated by Roman numerals on the right. For each virus, phylogenetic trees are shown for 3 genes: 2a, glycoprotein  gene (partial 1,034 bp), 2b, nucleoprotein  gene (partial 1,297 bp), and 2c, Polymerase gene (L partial, 340 bp). The analysis was performed using PhyML (11), with a general time reversible  nucleotide substitution model and 100 boo

Figure 2. . . Phylogenetic trees depicting virus sequences found in rodents from the villages of Jirandogo and Natorduori, Ghana. Lineages of Lassa virus clade are indicated by Roman numerals on the right. For each virus, phylogenetic trees are shown for 3 genes: 2a, glycoprotein gene (partial 1,034 bp), 2b, nucleoprotein gene (partial 1,297 bp), and 2c, Polymerase gene (L partial, 340 bp). The analysis was performed using PhyML (11), with a general time reversible nucleotide substitution model and 100 bootstrap replicates. Branches highly supported by PhyML are indicated with bootstrap values >50. Scale bars indicate nucleotide substitutions per site.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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