TABLE 5.

Sequence identity of a 348-nt region of ORF2 among serotype 3 (deduced from genotype) central Australian astrovirus strains and prototype serotype 3 astrovirus

Strain% Sequence identity in (yr of isolation)a:
Prototype1982 (CAV3A)1990 (CAV3B)1991 and 1992 (CAV3C)1994 (CAV3D)19971998
CAV3ECAV3FCAV3GCAV3H
Prototype95.199.198.998.398.998.696.896.3
CAV3A99.195.194.894.094.394.093.192.5
CAV3B10099.199.798.098.097.796.696.0
CAV3C10099.110097.797.797.496.395.7
CAV3D10099.110010098.097.798.397.7
CAV3E10099.110010010099.796.395.7
CAV3F10099.110010010010096.095.4
CAV3G10099.110010010010010098.9
CAV3H99.198.399.199.199.199.199.199.1
  • a Numbers at the top right indicate results of a pairwise comparison of the 348-nt regions, and numbers at the bottom left indicate results of pairwise comparison of the deduced amino acid sequences of the regions.