Characterization of a West Nile virus isolate from a human on the Gulf Coast of Texas

Bruno P. Granwehr, Li Li, Charles T. Davis, David Beasley, Alan Barrett

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Genetic characterization of a human cerebrospinal fluid West Nile virus isolate from Beaumont, Texas, revealed several nucleotide changes and amino acid substitutions that differentiated it from all other North American strains isolated to date, suggesting that isolates from the Texas Gulf Coast may form a unique genetic group among North American strains.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5375-5377
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2004


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  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Microbiology

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