West Nile virus (WNV) is becoming more widespread and markedly effecting public health. We sequenced the complete polyprotein gene of a divergent WNV strain newly detected in a pool of Uranotaenia unguiculata mosquitoes in Austria. Phylogenetic analyses suggest that the new strain constitutes a ninth WNV lineage or a sublineage of WNV lineage 4.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2014|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases