Jul 23, 2016

Distinct Zika Virus Lineage in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Emerging Infectious Diseases
Samia N NaccacheCharles Y Chiu

Abstract

Sequencing of isolates from patients in Bahia, Brazil, where most Zika virus cases in Brazil have been reported, resulted in 11 whole and partial Zika virus genomes. Phylogenetic analyses revealed a well-supported Bahia-specific Zika virus lineage, which indicates sustained Zika virus circulation in Salvador, Bahia's capital city, since mid-2014.

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Genome
DNA, Viral
Nucleic Acid Sequencing
Phylogenetic Analysis
Phylogeny
Sequencing
Sequence Determinations, DNA
Isolate - Microorganism
Rickettsia sp. Bahia
Molecular Typing

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