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Phylogenetic analysis of a human isolate from the 2000 Israel West Nile virus epidemic

Thomas Briese; Andrew Rambaut; Miriam Weinberger; Jihad Bishara; Melissa Pathmajeyan; Silvio Pitlik; W. Ian Lipkin

Title:
Phylogenetic analysis of a human isolate from the 2000 Israel West Nile virus epidemic
Author(s):
Briese, Thomas
Rambaut, Andrew
Weinberger, Miriam
Bishara, Jihad
Pathmajeyan, Melissa
Pitlik, Silvio
Lipkin, W. Ian
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Type:
Articles
Department(s):
Center for Infection and Immunity
Volume:
8
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Book/Journal Title:
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Abstract:
Specimens from a patient of the 2000 Israel West Nile virus epidemic were analyzed by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction. Products corresponding to E, NS3, and NS5 sequences were amplified from cerebellar but not from cortical samples. Phylogenetic analyses indicated a closer relationship of this isolate to 1996 Romanian and 1999 Russian than to 1998-99 Israeli or 1999 New York isolates.
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Thomas Briese, Andrew Rambaut, Miriam Weinberger, Jihad Bishara, Melissa Pathmajeyan, Silvio Pitlik, W. Ian Lipkin, , Phylogenetic analysis of a human isolate from the 2000 Israel West Nile virus epidemic, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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