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Volume 24, Number 12—December 2018

Terrestrial Bird Migration and West Nile Virus Circulation, United States

Daniele Swetnam, Steven G. Widen, Thomas G. Wood, Martin Reyna, Lauren Wilkerson, Mustapha Debboun, Dreda A. Symonds, Daniel G. Mead, Barry J. Beaty, Hilda Guzman, Robert B. Tesh, and Alan D.T. BarrettComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA (D. Swetnam); University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (D. Swetnam, S.G. Widen, T.G. Wood, H. Guzman, R.B. Tesh, A.D.T. Barrett); Harris County Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA (M. Reyna, L. Wilkerson, M. Debboun); Chesapeake Mosquito Control Commission, Chesapeake, Virginia, USA (D.A. Symonds); University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA (D.G. Mead); Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (B.J. Beaty)

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Table 7

Statistical support for the incidence-controlled phylogenies determined in study of terrestrial bird migration and West Nile virus circulation, United States*

Dataset 1
Dataset 2
95% HPD interval
95% HPD interval
Posterior −36338.60 1385 −36394.36 to −36280.37 −36798.90 1803 −36853.19 to −36740.97
Prior −3141.96 1187 −3189.54 to −3091.38 −3153.08 1387 −3201.84 to −3104.50
Likelihood −33196.64 1367 −33229.23 to −33165.79 −33645.82 2115 −33678.80 to −33614.39
MRCA 11.66 4720 10.47 to 12.10 11.97 6985 10.75 to 13.30
UCLD.mean 4.02 × 10−4 2336 3.53 × 10−4 to 4.55 × 10−4 3.83 × 10−4 1749 3.31 × 10−4 to 4.39 × 10−4

*ESS, effective sample size; HPD, highest posterior density; MRCA, most recent common ancestor (years before 2009); UCLD.mean, evolution rate inferred with an uncorrelated clock model with lognormal distribution.

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