Proposed revision to the taxonomy of the genus Pestivirus, family Flaviviridae.

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Smith, Donald B.; Meyers, Gregor; Bukh, Jens; Gould, Ernest A.; Monath, Thomas; Muerhoff, A. Scott; Pletnev, Alexander; Rico-Hesse, Rebecca; Stapleton, Jack T.; Simmonds, Peter; Becher, Paul;
  • Publisher: Microbiology Society
  • Journal: Journal of General Virology,volume 98,issue 8,pages2,106-2,112 (issn: 0022-1317, eissn: 1465-2099)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5656787, doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000873
  • Subject: Pestivirus | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D016428 | Animal | Journal Article | Short Communication | Taxonomy | ICTV | Positive-strand RNA Viruses
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<p>We propose the creation of seven new species in the genus Pestivirus (family Flaviviridae) in addition to the four existing species, and naming species in a host-independent manner using the format Pestivirus X. Only the virus species names would change; virus isolat... View more