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Characterization of a Genogroup I Sapovirus Isolated from Chimpanzees in the Republic of Congo

Author:
Mombo, Illich M., Berthet, Nicolas, Bouchier, Christiane, Fair, Joseph N., Schneider, Bradley S., Renaud, François, Leroy, Eric M., Rougeron, Virginie
Source:
Genome announcements 2014 v.2 no.4 pp. e00680-14
ISSN:
2169-8287
Subject:
Pan troglodytes, Sapovirus, feces, hosts, mammals, nucleotide sequences, viruses, Republic of the Congo
Abstract:
Sapoviruses, which are members of the Caliciviridae family, are small nonenveloped viruses known to infect a large spectrum of mammalian hosts. We report here the first complete genome sequences of two genogroup I sapoviruses isolated from fecal samples from chimpanzees living in the Tchimpounga sanctuary, Republic of Congo.
Agid:
1177448