Characterization of a Tembusu virus isolated from naturally infected house sparrows (Passer domesticus) in Northern China.

@article{Tang2013CharacterizationOA,
  title={Characterization of a Tembusu virus isolated from naturally infected house sparrows (Passer domesticus) in Northern China.},
  author={Yu Lin Tang and Ying Diao and Chang-hai Yu and Xu Hui Gao and Xiaojun Ju and Chunyi Xue and Xingnian Liu and Pingping Ge and James Qu and Danjun Zhang},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={
          152-8
        }
}
The house sparrow (Passer domesticus) is one of the most widely distributed wild birds in China. Tembusu virus (TMUV) strain, TMUV-SDHS, was isolated from house sparrows living around the poultry farms in Shandong Province, Northern China. Genetic analysis of E and NS5 genes showed that it had a close relationship with that of the YY5 strain, which can cause severe egg drop in ducks. Pathogenicity studies showed that the virus is highly virulent when experimentally inoculated into the ducks… CONTINUE READING
BETA
Tweets
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time. VIEW TWEETS

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 30 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…