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Complete Genome Sequence of a Recent Panzootic Virulent Newcastle Disease Virus from Pakistan
- Abdul Wajid, Muhammad Wasim, Shafqat F. Rehmani, Tasra Bibi, Nazir Ahmed, Claudio L. Afonso
- Genome Announcements 2015 v.3 no.3 pp. e00658-15
- chickens, genome, flocks, Avian orthoavulavirus 1, genotype, nucleotide sequences, virulence, Pakistan
- The genome sequence of a new strain of Newcastle disease virus (NDV) (chicken/Pak/Quality Operations Lab/SFR-611/13) is reported here. The strain was isolated from a vaccinated chicken flock in Pakistan in 2013 and has panzootic features. The genome is 15,192 nucleotides in length and is classified in subgenotype VIIi of genotype VII, class II.