Porcine Caliciviruses

Authored by: Dongyou Liu

Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens

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

Print ISBN: 9781498700368
eBook ISBN: 9781498700375
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b19719-ch15

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Abstract

Caliciviruses (family Caliciviridae) are small, positive-sense, single-stranded RNA viruses that are associated with a wide range of economically important diseases in animals and humans. The family Caliciviridae is complex, consisting of five recognized genera (Vesivirus, Lagovirus, Norovirus, Sapovirus, and Nebovirus) in addition to several proposed genera (e.g., Bavovirus, Nacovirus, Recovirus, Secalivirus, and Valovirus).

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