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Yellow fever virus maintenance in Trinidad and its dispersal throughout the Americas.

Abstract:

Trinidad, like many other American regions, experiences repeated epizootics of yellow fever virus (YFV). However, it is unclear whether these result from in situ evolution (enzootic maintenance) or regular reintroduction of YFV from the South American mainland. To discriminate between these hypotheses, we carried out a Bayesian phylogeographic analysis of over 100 prM/E gene sequences sampled from 8 South American countries. These included newly sequenced isolates from the recent 2008-2009 Tr...

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10.1128/jvi.00588-10

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Journal:
Journal of virology
Volume:
84
Issue:
19
Pages:
9967-9977
Publication date:
2010-10-05
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EISSN:
1098-5514
ISSN:
0022-538X
URN:
uuid:f5caf420-f53e-4c08-ad9d-bfc200f0ba4a
Source identifiers:
209574
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pubs:209574

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