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Volume 20, Number 6—June 2014

Species H Rotavirus Detected in Piglets with Diarrhea, Brazil, 2012

Bruna L.D. Molinari, Elis Lorenzetti, Rodrigo A.A. Otonel, Alice F. Alfieri, and Amauri A. AlfieriComments to Author 
Author affiliations: UniversidadeEstadual de Londrina, Londrina, Parana, Brazil

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Table 2

Identities of nucleotide and amino acid VP6 gene sequences (nt 24–1221) of the porcine RV samples BR59, BR60, and BR63, compared with the VP6 sequences from representative RV strains of different species, Brazil, 2012*†

Species Rotavirus
Strain (species origin) % Identity, nt (aa)
A KU (human) 35.6 (11)
UK (bovine) 35.2 (11.2)

OSU (porcine)
34.7 (11.7)
B ADRV (human) 51.4 (35.8)
CAL-1 (human) 50.7 (36.8)
Bang 373 (human) 51 (36.3)
DB176 (bovine) 49.7 (37.9)

IDIR (murine)
50.2 (37.4)
C Bristol (human) 35 (8.7)
Toyama (bovine) 34.5 (9)

Cowden (porcine)
34.7 (8.5)
05V0049 (chicken)
35.2 (13.2)
03V0568 (chicken)
35.5 (10)
03V0567 (chicken)
51.6 (38.3)
H ADRV-N (human) 72.3 (76.4)
B219 (human) 71.7 (76.2)
J19 (human) 72.3 (75.7)
SKA-1 (porcine) 85.5 (96.9)

*VP, viral protein; RV, rotavirus.
†The exact position of the 1,197 fragments of the porcine samples BR59, BR60, and BR63 VP6 gene entered into the phylogenetic comparison was based on the RVH SKA-1 VP6 complete gene. GenBank accession nos.: BR59 (KF021619), BR60 (KF021620), BR63 (KF021621), KU (AB022768), UK (X53667), OSU (AF317123), ADRV (M55982), CAL-1 (AB037931), Bang 373 (AY238389), DB176 (GQ358713), IDIR (M84456), Bristol (X59843), Toyama (AB738416), Cowden (M94157), 05V0049 (GU733448), 03V0568 (HQ403603), 03V0567 (HQ403604), ADRV-N (AY632080), B219 (DQ168033), J19 (DQ113902), and SKA-1 (AB576626).

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