Genome Sequences of Two Single-Stranded DNA Viruses Identified in Varroa destructor

Abstract

Varroa destructor is a ubiquitous and parasitic mite of honey bees, infecting them with pathogenic viruses having a major impact on apiculture. We identified two novel circular replication-associated protein (Rep)-encoding single-stranded (CRESS) DNA viruses from V. destructor sampled from a honey bee hive near Christchurch in New Zealand. 
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00107-18

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