Nomenclature updates resulting from the evolution of avian influenza A(H5) virus clades 184.108.40.206a, 2.2.1, and 2.3.4 during 2013-2014
Smith, Gavin JD
Donis, Ruben O
World, Health Organization World Organisation for Animal Health Food and Agriculture Organization WHOOIEFAO H5 Evolution Working Group
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
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Smith, G. J., Donis, R. O., & World, H. O. W. O. f. A. H. F. a. A. O. W. H. E. W. G. (2015). Nomenclature updates resulting from the evolution of avian influenza A(H5) virus clades 220.127.116.11a, 2.2.1, and 2.3.4 during 2013-2014. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 9 271-276. https://doi.org/10.1111/irv.12324
The divergence of the A(H5) hemagglutinin (HA) gene of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses (A/goose/Guangdong/96 lineage) was analyzed by phylogenetic and average pairwise distance methods to identify new clades that merit nomenclature changes. Three new clade designations were recommended based on division of clade 18.104.22.168a (Indonesia), 2.2.1 (Egypt) and 2.3.4 (widespread detection in Asia, Europe and North America) that includes newly emergent HPAI virus subtypes H5N2, H5N3, H5N5, H5N6 and H5N8.
H5 subtype, hemagglutinin, highly pathogenic avian influenza, molecular epidemiology, clade nomenclature, phylogenetics, viral evolution
The Melbourne WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health.
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/irv.12324
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