Detection and characterization of porcine bocavirus in the United States

Detection and characterization of porcine bocavirus in the United States We screened pigs (n = 203) presenting with respiratory illness or diarrhea for porcine bocavirus (PBoV); 88 (43.30 %) were positive by PCR. More positives were seen in diarrhea cases (48.7 %) than in respiratory cases (29.1 %). Based on phylogenetic analysis of 540 nucleotides of the NS1 gene, the viruses could be divided into four possible groups. Group IV sequences did not match any GenBank sequences, while groups I, II and III gave matches with PBoV3, PBoV4 and PBoV5, respectively. The wide range (70 % to 100 %) of nucleotide (nt) sequence identity among strains in this study indicates high genetic diversity among porcine bocaviruses. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Virology Springer Journals

Detection and characterization of porcine bocavirus in the United States

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Springer Vienna
Copyright
Copyright © 2014 by Springer-Verlag Wien
Subject
Biomedicine; Virology; Medical Microbiology; Infectious Diseases
ISSN
0304-8608
eISSN
1432-8798
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00705-013-1972-4
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Abstract

We screened pigs (n = 203) presenting with respiratory illness or diarrhea for porcine bocavirus (PBoV); 88 (43.30 %) were positive by PCR. More positives were seen in diarrhea cases (48.7 %) than in respiratory cases (29.1 %). Based on phylogenetic analysis of 540 nucleotides of the NS1 gene, the viruses could be divided into four possible groups. Group IV sequences did not match any GenBank sequences, while groups I, II and III gave matches with PBoV3, PBoV4 and PBoV5, respectively. The wide range (70 % to 100 %) of nucleotide (nt) sequence identity among strains in this study indicates high genetic diversity among porcine bocaviruses.

Journal

Archives of VirologySpringer Journals

Published: Jul 1, 2014

References

  • Studies of porcine circovirus type 2, porcine boca-like virus and torque teno virus indicate the presence of multiple viral infections in postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome pigs
    Blomstrom, AL; Belak, S; Fossum, C; Fuxler, L; Wallgren, P; Berg, M

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