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Colorado

Collaboration and Data Sources We received 626 samples of RNA extracted from mosquito pools that tested positive for West Nile virus from Greg Ebel, Reyes Murrieta, Joseph Fauver, and Michael C. Young from Colorado State University. 94 samples were selected and had suitable genome coverage after sequencing for phylogenetic analysis. Samples came from Larimer County between the years 2013 and…
Nate Matteson
May 6, 2020
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Minnesota

Collaboration and Data Sources We received 120 samples of RNA extracted from birds that tested positive for West Nile virus from David Neitzel from the Minnesota Department of Health. 113 samples were selected and had suitable genome coverage after sequencing for phylogenetic analysis. Samples came from 39 counties and the years 2002-2005. In this update, we highlight the sequencing results…
Nate Matteson
January 7, 2020
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Illinois

Collaboration and data sources We received 212 samples of RNA extracted from mosquito pools that tested positive for West Nile virus from Alex Westrich, Claudia Blanco, and Raed Mansour from the City of Chicago Department of Public Health. Samples were selected for sequencing from each trap location within the city that we had samples from. 26 samples were ultimately selected…
Nate Matteson
December 17, 2019
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Ohio

Collaboration and data sources We received 200 samples of RNA extracted from mosquito pools that tested positive for West Nile virus from Leeanne Garrett, Kevin Sohner, and Jim Scott from the Ohio Department of Health. Samples were selected for sequencing from each of Ohio's counties that we had samples from based on the counties' reported West Nile virus incidence rate…
Nate Matteson
December 13, 2019
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Arizona, Idaho, Iowa, and Washington

Collaboration and Data Sources We received 15 samples of RNA extracted from birds that tested positive for West Nile virus from Dan Bradway, Becca Wolking, and Marla Francis from the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL). The samples were spread across five years: 1 from 2013, 1 from 2014, 5 from 2015, 2 from 2016, and the remaining 6 from…
Nate Matteson
October 1, 2019
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Louisiana

Collaboration and Data Sources We received 532 samples of RNA extracted from mosquito pools that tested positive for West Nile virus from Udeni Balasuriya, Zelalem Mekuria, Rebecca Christofferson, Tarra Harden, Laura Peak, Alma Roy, and Keith Strother, from the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (LADDL) at Louisiana State University. Samples were selected for sequencing from each of Louisiana's parishes based…
Nate Matteson
October 1, 2019
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Oregon and Washington

Collaboration and Data Sources We received 17 samples of RNA extracted from 15 mosquito pools and 2 birds that tested positive for West Nile virus from Donna Mulrooney, Manoj Pastey, Justin Sanders, Andree Hunkapiller, Noah Lawler, Sarah Greene, from the Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The samples were spread across seven years: 1 from 2010, 2 from 2011, 2 from 2014,…
Nate Matteson
October 1, 2019
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New Hampshire

Collaboration and Data Sources We received 41 samples of RNA extracted from mosquito pools that tested positive for West Nile virus from Denise Bolton, Abigail Mathewson, Carolyn Fredett, Amy Kutschke and Rebecca Lovell at the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services, Department of Health and Human Services. The samples were spread across four years: 2 from 2013, 2 from…
Karthik Gangavarapu
August 14, 2019
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California and Washington

Collaboration and Data Sources The samples from San Diego county were provided by Nikos Garfield and Saran Grewal from the San Diego County Vector Control Program. The samples from all the other counties in California, including Sacramento-Yolo and Kern were provided by Ying Fang and Chris Barker from the Barker Lab, University of California, Davis and Sarah Wheeler from Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito…
Karthik Gangavarapu
June 14, 2019