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Volume 20, Number 12—December 2014

Molecular Evolution of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus

Murali Muniraju, Muhammad Munir, AravindhBabu R. Parthiban, Ashley Banyard, Jingyue Bao, Zhiliang Wang, Chrisostom Ayebazibwe, Gelagay Ayelet, Mehdi El Harrak, Mana Mahapatra, Geneviève Libeau, Carrie Batten, and Satya ParidaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: The Pirbright Institute, Pirbright, UK (M. Muniraju, M. Munir, M. Mahapatra, C. Batten, S. Parida); National Institute for Animal Biotechnology, Hyderabad, India (A.R. Parthiban, S Parida); Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge, UK (A.C. Banyard); China Animal Health and Epidemiology Centre, Qingdao, China (J. Bao, Z. Wang); National Animal Disease Diagnostics and Epidemiology Centre, Entebbe, Uganda (C. Ayebazibwe); National Veterinary Institute, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia (G. Ayelet); Société de Productions Pharmaceutiques et Vétérinaires, Rabat, Morocco (M. El Harrak); Le Centre de Cooperation Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement, Montpellier (G. Libeau)

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Table 1

Peste des petits ruminants virus isolates used for complete genome analysis

Virus isolates GenBank accession no. Lineage Source (reference)
Ivory Coast/1989 EU267273 I Goat (13)
Nigeria/1976 EU267274 II Sheep (13)
Nigeria/1975/1 X74443 II Goat (14), vaccine strain
Uganda/2012* KJ867543 III Goat
UAE/1986*† KJ867545 III Dorcas gazelle (15)
Oman/1983* KJ867544 III Goat (16)
Ethiopia/1994* KJ867540 III Goat (17)
Ethiopia/2010* KJ867541 IV Goat
India/Sungri/1996* KJ867542 IV Goat (provided by Intervet International B.V, Boxmeer, the Netherlands), vaccine strain
Morocco/2008* KC594074 IV Goat (12)
China/Tibet Bharal/2008 JX217850 IV Bharal, Pseudois nayaur (18)
China/Tibet33/2007 JF939201 IV Goat (19)
China/TibetGeg30/2007 FJ905304 IV Goat (19)
Turkey/2000 NC006383 IV Sheep (20)

*Whole genome sequencing was conducted.
†UAE, United Arab Emirates.

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1Preliminary results were presented at the 15th International Negative Strand Virus Meeting, June 16–21, 2013, Granada, Spain.

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