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BioAfrica HHV8 Automated Subtyping Tool (Version 2.0)


This tool uses phylogenetic methods to identify the subtype of query sequences.

Please note: The HHV8 subtyping is based only in the K1 region of the genome.

Enter here your input data as FASTA format.

Choose a mirror to subtype your sequences or choose another virus to genotype.





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HHV8 Decision Trees
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HHV8 Example Sequences
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Developed by: Taryn Page, Sharon Cassol, Andrew Rambaut and Tulio de Oliveira

Developed in collaboration between the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies bioinformatics group, UKZN, South Africa, the Evolutionary Biology Group at University of Oxford, UK, HIV-1 Pathogenesis and Immunotherapeutics Program at University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Funded by the Marie Curie Fellowship, Royal Society and Wellcome Trus, UK.

In order to help in the responce to the Zika worldwide emergency, we have produced a sutyping tool to identify Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya viruses species and genotypes.


Suggestions or problems on the program please contact:  Dr Tulio de Oliveira.