Putative Lineage of Novel African Usutu Virus, Central Europe


We characterized the complete genome of a putative novel Usutu virus (USUV) strain (Usutu-BONN) detected in a dead blackbird from Germany. Genomic analysis revealed several unique amino acid substitutions among the polyprotein gene. Phylogenetic analyses demonstrated that Usutu-BONN constitutes a putative novel African USUV lineage, which was probably… (More)
DOI: 10.3201/eid2109.142026


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@inproceedings{Cadar2015PutativeLO, title={Putative Lineage of Novel African Usutu Virus, Central Europe}, author={D{\'a}niel Cadar and Stefan W. Bosch and Hanna J{\"o}st and Jessica B{\"o}rstler and M Garigliany and Norbert Becker and Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit}, booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases}, year={2015} }