DNA segments of African Swine Fever Virus detected for the first time in hard ticks from sheep and bovines

  title={DNA segments of African Swine Fever Virus detected for the first time in hard ticks from sheep and bovines},
  author={Ze Chen and Xiaofeng Xu and Yufeng Wang and Jinlong Bei and Xiufeng Jin and Weihao Dou and Haishuo Ji and Yujie Duan and Xiaojun Yang and Shan Gao},
  journal={Systematic and Applied Acarology},
  pages={180 - 184}
ABSTRACT In this study, we detected African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in Dermacentor (Ixodidae) from sheep and bovines using small RNA sequencing. To validate this result, a 235-bp DNA segment was detected in a number of DNA samples from D. silvarum and sheep blood. This 235-bp segment had an identity of 99% to a 235-bp DNA segment of ASFV and contained three single nucleotide mutations (C38T, C76T and A108C). C38T, resulting in a single amino acid mutation G66D, suggests the existence of a new… 
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