Enzootic transmission of yellow fever virus, Venezuela

Albert J. Auguste, Philippe Lemey, Nicholas A. Bergren, Dileyvic Giambalvo, Maria Moncada, Dulce Morón, Rosa Hernandez, Juan Carlos Navarro, Scott Weaver

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Phylogenetic analysis of yellow fever virus (YFV) strains isolated from Venezuela strongly supports YFV maintenance in situ in Venezuela, with evidence of regionally independent evolution within the country. However, there is considerable YFV movement from Brazil to Venezuela and between Trinidad and Venezuela.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-102
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2015


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology

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Auguste, A. J., Lemey, P., Bergren, N. A., Giambalvo, D., Moncada, M., Morón, D., Hernandez, R., Navarro, J. C., & Weaver, S. (2015). Enzootic transmission of yellow fever virus, Venezuela. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21(1), 99-102. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2101.140814