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Volume 26, Number 7—July 2020

Human Adenovirus Type 55 Distribution, Regional Persistence, and Genetic Variability

Jun HangComments to Author , Adriana E. Kajon, Paul C. F. Graf1, Irina Maljkovic Berry, Yu Yang, Mark A. Sanborn, Christian K. Fung, Anima Adhikari, Melinda S. Balansay-Ames, Christopher A. Myers, Leonard N. Binn, Richard G. Jarman, Robert A. Kuschner, and Natalie D. Collins
Author affiliations: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (J. Hang, I.M. Berry, Y. Yang. M.A. Sanborn, C.K. Fung, A. Adhikari, L.N. Binn, R.G. Jarman, R.A. Kuschner, N.D. Collins); Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (A.E. Kajon); US Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, USA (P.C.F. Graf, M.S. Balansay-Ames, C.A. Myers)

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Table 2

HAdV type 55 strains used for genomic analysis for study of virus distribution, regional persistence, and genetic variability*

Strain Collection year Collection site Country Source GenBank accession no.
HAdV-11/14 strain 273 1969 Military camp Spain LRRI§ MN654395
CADOH VRDL 76–0669 1976 California USA LRRI MN654394
CDC 97026382 1997 South Dakota USA LRRI MN654392
NAMRU3-E3 2000 Alexandria Egypt LRRI MN654380
NAMRU3-E4 2000 Alexandria Egypt LRRI MN654381
NAMRU3-E6 2000 Alexandria Egypt LRRI MN654385
NAMRU3-E66 2002 Alexandria Egypt LRRI MN654382
NAMRU3-E72 2000 Alexandria Egypt LRRI MN654383
NAMRU3 2005–909685 2005 Cairo Egypt LRRI MN654390
NAMRU3 2005–908017 2005 Cairo Egypt LRRI MN654391
NAMRU3 2007–905716 2007 Cairo Egypt LRRI MN654386
NAMRU3 2008–905223 2008 Cairo Egypt LRRI MN654384
NAMRU3 2009–908968 2009 Cairo Egypt LRRI MN654387
SNG1218 2005 Singapore Singapore LRRI MN654388
SNG1223 2005 Singapore Singapore LRRI MN654389
WPAFB24 2009 BAACH† South Korea LRRI MN654379
WPAFB25 2009 BAACH South Korea LRRI MN654378
WPAFB48 2009 BAACH South Korea LRRI MN654377
WPAFB69 2009 BAACH South Korea LRRI MN654375
WPAFB75 2009 BAACH South Korea LRRI MN654376
WPAFB415 2012 Misawa AB‡ Japan LRRI MN654393
NHRC557006 2017 CFA Yokosuka¶ Japan NHRC NA#
NHRC isolates, n = 50 2017, 2018 BAACH South Korea NHRC NA#

*An additional 27 full genome sequences from GenBank included in the analysis are listed in Table 1. HAdV, human adenovirus.
†Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital at US Army Garrison Yongsan, Seoul, South Korea.
‡Misawa Air Base, Misawa, Aomori, Japan.
§LRRI archival collection of isolates generated through collaborations with NHRC, United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and California Department of Health.
¶Commander US Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Yokosuka, Japan.
#Isolates were fully genome sequenced and found to be identical to the South Korea HAdV-55 strains.

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1Current affiliation: US Naval Medical Research Unit 6, Lima, Peru.

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