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Volume 7, Number 4—August 2001
West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus

West Nile Encephalitis in Israel, 1999: The New York Connection

Michael Giladi*Comments to Author , Einat Metzkor-Cotter*, Denise A. Martin*, Yardena Siegman-Igra*, Amos D. Korczyn*, Raffaele Rosso*, Stephen A. Berger*, Grant L. Campbell†, and Robert S. Lanciotti†
Author affiliations: *Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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Table 2

Nucleotide differences detected between West Nile (WN) virus genomic sequence data from patient 1, WN-Israel 1998, and WN-NY99

Sequences amplified from WN-Israel
WN virus nucleotide position brain of patient 1 1998a WN-NY99b
1118 C C T
1285 C C T
10851 G A A

aWN-Israel 1998 was isolated at the Pasteur Institute from a dead goose found in Israel in 1998.
bWN-NY99 was isolated from a dead flamingo in the Bronx Zoo, New York, 1999.

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