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Research Article

Virus Identification in Unknown Tropical Febrile Illness Cases Using Deep Sequencing

  • Nathan L. Yozwiak equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nathan L. Yozwiak, Peter Skewes-Cox, Mark D. Stenglein

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Peter Skewes-Cox equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nathan L. Yozwiak, Peter Skewes-Cox, Mark D. Stenglein

    Affiliations: Biological and Medical Informatics Program, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Mark D. Stenglein equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nathan L. Yozwiak, Peter Skewes-Cox, Mark D. Stenglein

    Affiliations: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Angel Balmaseda,

    Affiliation: Departamento de Virología, Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico y Referencia, Ministerio de Salud, Managua, Nicaragua

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  • Eva Harris,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Joseph L. DeRisi mail

    joe@derisilab.ucsf.edu

    Affiliations: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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About the Authors

Nathan L. Yozwiak, Eva Harris
Division of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Peter Skewes-Cox
Biological and Medical Informatics Program, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Peter Skewes-Cox, Mark D. Stenglein, Joseph L. DeRisi
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Peter Skewes-Cox, Mark D. Stenglein, Joseph L. DeRisi
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Angel Balmaseda
Departamento de Virología, Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico y Referencia, Ministerio de Salud, Managua, Nicaragua
Joseph L. DeRisi
Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: joe@derisilab.ucsf.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NLY PS-C MDS AB EH JLD. Performed the experiments: NLY MDS. Analyzed the data: NLY PS-C MDS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AB PS-C EH JLD. Wrote the paper: NLY PS-C MDS EH JLD. Designed software used in analysis: PS-C.