Phylogeny and differentiation of reptilian and amphibian ranaviruses detected in Europe

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Anke C Stöhr; Alberto López-Bueno; Silvia Blahak; Maria F Caeiro; Gonçalo M Rosa; António Pedro Alves de Matos; An Martel; Alí Alejo; Rachel E Marschang;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 10,issue 2issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118633, handle: 10261/124593, pmc: PMC4338083
  • Subject: Research Article | SOFT-SHELLED TURTLE | Anura | Europe | Lizard | GROUPER IRIDOVIRUS | HOST-RANGE | Biology and Life Sciences | COMPLETE GENOME SEQUENCE | Gene sequence | Animal cell | MASS-MORTALITY | Medicine | COMPLETE SEQUENCE DETERMINATION | FAMILY-IRIDOVIRIDAE | Q | R | Controlled study | Ranavirus | DNA polymerase | Science | Amphibia | INFECTIOUS-DISEASES | MAJOR CAPSID PROTEIN | Nonhuman | FROG VIRUS 3 | Biología y Biomedicina / Biología

Ranaviruses in amphibians and fish are considered emerging pathogens and several isolates have been extensively characterized in different studies. Ranaviruses have also been detected in reptiles with increasing frequency, but the role of reptilian hosts is still unclea... View more
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