Characterization of a new genotype and serotype of infectious bronchitis virus in Western Africa.

Abstract

Between 2002 and 2007, more than 1000 chickens from commercial farms, live bird markets and backyard farms in Nigeria and Niger were tested for the presence of the infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) genome. Phylogenetic analysis of full-length sequences of the spike 1 (S1) gene revealed a new genotype of IBV that we refer to as 'IBADAN'. The minimum genetic… (More)
DOI: 10.1099/vir.0.012476-0

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@article{Ducatez2009CharacterizationOA, title={Characterization of a new genotype and serotype of infectious bronchitis virus in Western Africa.}, author={Mariette F. Ducatez and Ana Carolina Baptista Moreno Martin and Ademola Amubieya Owoade and Isaac Olufemi Olatoye and B. Alkali and Issoufou Maikano and Chantal J. Snoeck and Aur{\'e}lie Sausy and Paolo Cordioli and Claude Muller}, journal={The Journal of general virology}, year={2009}, volume={90 Pt 11}, pages={2679-85} }