To determine the lineage of West Nile virus that caused outbreaks in Italy in 2008 and 2009, several West Nile virus strains were isolated from human specimens and sequenced. On the basis of phylogenetic analyses, the strains isolated constitute a distinct group within the western Mediterranean cluster.

Phylogenetic analysis of West Nile virus isolates, Italy, 2008-2009.

ROSSINI, GIADA;CAVRINI, FRANCESCA;GAIBANI, PAOLO;LANDINI, MARIA PAOLA;SAMBRI, VITTORIO
2011

Abstract

To determine the lineage of West Nile virus that caused outbreaks in Italy in 2008 and 2009, several West Nile virus strains were isolated from human specimens and sequenced. On the basis of phylogenetic analyses, the strains isolated constitute a distinct group within the western Mediterranean cluster.
Rossini G.; Carletti F.; Bordi L.; Cavrini F.; Gaibani P.; Landini M.P.; Pierro A.; Capobianchi M.R.; Di Caro A.; Sambri V.
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