Porcine Teschovirus

Authored by: Cristina Cano-Gdmez , Miguel Angel jimenez-Clavero

Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens

Print publication date:  August  2016
Online publication date:  May  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498700368
eBook ISBN: 9781498700375
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Porcine teschoviruses (PTVs, genus Teschovirus, family Picornaviridae) are nonenveloped RNA viruses that infect swine populations. Complete genome sequence studies defined at least 13 distinct PTV serotypes (from PTV-1 to PTV-13), 1-3 although all of them belong to a single virus species, known as "porcine teschovirus."

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