Phylogeographic Analysis of African Swine Fever Virus, Western Europe, 2018.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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In September 2018, African swine fever in wild boars was detected in Belgium. We used African swine fever-infected spleen samples to perform a phylogenetic analysis of the virus. The causative strain belongs to genotype II, and its closest relatives are viruses previously isolated in Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, and European Russia.

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