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Molecular characterization and phylogenetics of a reassortant H13N8 influenza virus isolated from gulls in Mongolia
- Sharshov, K., Sivay, M., Liu, D., Pantin-Jackwood, M., Marchenko, V., Durymanov, A., Alekseev, A., Damdindorj, T., Gao, G. F., Swayne, D. E., Shestopalov, A.
- Virus genes 2014 v.49 no.2 pp. 237-249
- Laridae, Orthomyxoviridae, birds, genes, nucleotide sequences, phylogeny, sequence analysis, viruses, Mongolia
- Double reassortant H13N8 influenza A virus was isolated from gull in Mongolia. The basic virological characteristics were studied. Complete genome sequence analysis indicated the complicated evolutionary history. The PA gene belongs to classical Avian-like lineage and more likely originated from non-gull avian virus pool. Data confirm the state of extensive geographic mosaicism in AIV from gulls in the Northern Hemisphere.