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- Geng, Yansheng, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Infection, genetics, and evolution 2011 v.11 no.2 pp. 476-482
- Hepatitis E virus; RNA; antigens; birds; blood serum; breeds; genetic variation; genotype; open reading frames; rabbits; risk; sequence analysis; seroprevalence; viruses; China
- ... We identified and characterized a novel virus, designated rabbit hepatitis E virus (HEV), in rex rabbits farmed in China. Rabbit HEV is genetically related to but distinct from other known mammalian HEVs and avian HEV and may represent a novel genotype. To evaluate the spread and genetic variation of rabbit HEV, a total of 1094 serum samples were collected from various breeds of rabbits across ten ...