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- Dimitrov, Kiril M.; Lee, Dong-Hun; Williams-Coplin, Dawn; Olivier, Timothy L.; Miller, Patti J.; Afonso, Claudio L.
- Journal of clinical microbiology 2016 v.54 no.5 pp. 1228-1235
- Newcastle disease; Newcastle disease virus; ancestry; genetic distance; genetic similarity; genotype; nucleotide sequences; phylogeny; poultry; virulence; virulent strains; viruses; wild birds; China; Egypt; India
- ... Virulent strains of Newcastle disease virus (NDV) cause Newcastle disease (ND), a devastating disease of poultry and wild birds. Phylogenetic analyses clearly distinguish historical isolates (obtained prior to 1960) from currently circulating viruses of class II genotypes V, VI, VII, and XII through XVIII. Here, partial and complete genomic sequences of recent virulent isolates of geno- types II a ...