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Volume 25, Number 1—January 2019

Avian Influenza A(H9N2) Virus in Poultry Worker, Pakistan, 2015

Muzaffar Ali, Tahir Yaqub, Nadia Mukhtar, Muhammad Imran, Aamir Ghafoor, Muhammad Furqan Shahid, Muhammad Naeem, Munir Iqbal, Gavin J.D. SmithComments to Author , and Yvonne C.F. Su
Author affiliations: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan (M. Ali, T. Yaqub, M. Imran, A. Ghafoor, M.F. Shahid); Health Care Department, Government of Punjab, Lahore (N. Mukhtar); Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan (M. Naeem); The Pirbright Institute, Compton Laboratory, Newbury, UK (M. Iqbal); Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA (G.J.D. Smith); Duke-National University Singapore Medical School, Singapore (G.J.D. Smith, Y.C.F. Su)

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Table 2

Estimated tMRCA of influenza A(H9N2) virus sublineages, Pakistan*

Gene and lineage
tMRCA (date)
Upper 95% HPD
Lower 95% HPD
Sublineage B1 2003.27 (2003 Apr 10) 2003.86 (2003 Nov 11) 2002.62 (2002 Aug 16)
Sublineage B2 2005.81 (2005 Oct 24) 2006.70 (2006 Sep 14) 2004.74 (2004 Sep 29)
2015–2016 (Pakistan)
2010.95 (2010 Dec 14)
2012.49 (2012 Jun 29)
2009.32 (2009 Apr 28)
Sublineage B2 2006.84 (2006 Nov 4) 2007.89 (2007 Nov 22) 2005.74 (2005 Sep 29)
2015–2016 (Pakistan) 2010.71 (2010 Sep 18) 2012.23 (2012 Mar 26) 2009.29 (2009 Apr 17)

*HA, hemagglutinin; HPD, highest posterior density; NA, neuraminidase; tMRCA, time to the most recent common ancestor.

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