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Genomic Sequence of a Strain Identified in Laying Hens in Brazil

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


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.

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