TABLEĀ 1

Nucleotide sequencing identities between the novel clade 2.3.2.1c H5N6 virus and nearest homologs in the GenBank database

GeneVirusAccession no.SubtypeIdentity (%)
HAA/bar-headed goose/China/F/2015MK641386H5N199.21
A/bar-headed goose/China/70/2015MK641378H5N199.21
A/bar-headed goose/China/133/2015MK641362H5N199.21
A/whooper swan/Shanxi/17L/2015KP715064H5N199.21
NAA/chicken/Jiangxi/NCDZT1123/2014KP090441H5N699.37
PB2A/chicken/Jiangsu/2477/2014KP762511H5N199.53
PB1A/pigeon/Zhejiang/112090/2014KU042689H5N199.82
PAA/chicken/Jiangxi/NCDZT1123/2014KP090438H5N699.24
NPA/chicken/Jiangxi/NCDZT1123/2014KP090440H5N699.30
MA/duck/Guangzhou/021/2014KX094409H5N699.51
NSA/chicken/Jiangsu/2477/2014KP762516H5N199.77