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Avian Influenza Virus with Hemagglutinin-Neuraminidase Combination H8N8, Isolated in Russia

Author:
Mariya V. Sivay, Kirill A. Sharshov, Mary Pantin-Jackwood, Vladimir V. Muzyka, Alexander M. Shestopalov
Source:
Genome Announcements 2014 v.2 no.3 pp. 1-2
ISSN:
2169-8287
Subject:
Influenza A virus, genes, genomics, hemagglutinins, nucleotide sequences, phylogeny, sialidase, Russia
Abstract:
This study reports the genome sequence of an avian influenza virus (AIV) subtype H8N8 isolated in Russia. The genome analysis shows that all genes belong to AIV Eurasian lineages. The PB2 gene was similar to a Mongolian low pathogenic (LP) AIV H7N1 and a Chinese high pathogenic (HP) AIV H5N2.
Agid:
59838
Handle:
10113/59838