Genomic Sequence of a Strain Identified in Laying Hens in Brazil

Priscilla F Gerber, Huigang Shen, Ying Zheng, Ganwu Li, Zélia I P Lobato, Tanja Opriessnig

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Abstract

A new strain of chicken megrivirus was identified in fecal samples of layer chickens in a commercial flock in Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is most closely related to the family Picornaviridae, genus Megrivirus, species Melegrivirus A, and has an overall nucleotide identity of up to 85.1% with other megrivirus strains.

Original languageEnglish
JournalMicrobiology Resource Announcements
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jan 2019

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