Isolation of Onchocerca lupi in Dogs and Black Flies, California, USA
Hassan K. Hassan1
, Shanna Bolcen1
, Joseph Kubofcik, Thomas B. Nutman, Mark L. Eberhard, Kelly Middleton, Joseph Wakoli Wekesa, Gimena Ruedas, Kimberly J. Nelson, Richard Dubielzig, Melissa De Lombaert, Bruce Silverman, Jamie J. Schorling, Peter H. Adler, Thomas R. Unnasch
, and Emily S. Beeler
Author affiliations: University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA (H.K. Hassan, S. Bolcen, T.R. Unnasch); National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (J. Kubofcik, T.B. Nutman); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.L. Eberhard); San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District, West Covina, California, USA (K. Middleton, J.W. Wekesa, G. Ruedas, K.J. Nelson); University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA (R. Dubielzig, M. De Lombaert); Complete Animal Eye Care, Sherman Oaks, California, USA (B. Silverman); Eye Clinic for Animals, San Diego, California, USA (J.J. Schorling); Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA (P.H. Adler); Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA (E.S. Beeler)
Figure 3. Sequence of the Onchocerca lupi cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 gene amplicons recovered from infected flies, southern California, USA, 2012. Gray shading indicates areas of sequence identity.Labels refer to the sample number of the individual infected files from which the sequences were obtained. O. lupi GenBank accession no. KC763786. LAC, Los Angeles County.
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