Equine-Like H3 Avian Influenza Viruses in Wild Birds, Chile
Nicolas Bravo-Vasquez1, Jiangwei Yao1, Pedro Jimenez-Bluhm1 , Victoria Meliopoulos, Pamela Freiden, Bridgett Sharp, Leonardo Estrada, Amy Davis, Sean Cherry, Brandi Livingston, Angela Danner, Stacey Schultz-Cherry, and Christopher Hamilton-West
Author affiliations: University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA (N. Bravo-Vasquez); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J. Yao); University of Chile, Santiago, Chile (P. Jimenez-Bluhm, C. Hamilton-West); St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA (V. Meliopoulos, P. Freiden, B. Sharp, L. Estrada, A. Davis, S. Cherry, B. Livingston, A. Danner, S. Schultz-Cherry)
Figure 2. Maximum-likelihood phylogenetic tree showing the relationship between equine influenza (H3N8) viruses (blue), equine-like avian influenza viruses (AIVs) from Chile (red), and AIVs from other locations (green) for the H3 gene fragment. Scale bars indicate average nucleotide substitutions per site. A complete tree, taxon identification, and bootstrap support are shown in Appendix Figure 1.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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