High genetic diversity and recombination events of porcine astrovirus strains identified from ill and asymptomatic pigs in 2017, Hunan Province, China

@article{Lv2019HighGD,
  title={High genetic diversity and recombination events of porcine astrovirus strains identified from ill and asymptomatic pigs in 2017, Hunan Province, China},
  author={Sun-Liang Lv and Hui-hui Zhang and Jie-Yu Li and Wen-Qin Hu and Yanhao Song and Tanja Opriessnig and Chao-Ting Xiao},
  journal={Virus Genes},
  year={2019},
  volume={55},
  pages={673 - 681}
}
Astroviruses (AstV) are associated with enteric and systemic disease in mammals and birds. Astroviruses have received increased attention recently as they have been found to be associated with sporadic neurologic disease in mammals including humans. In pigs, porcine astrovirus (PoAstV) can be widely detected and has been grouped in five genotypes (PoAstV1 to PoAstV5). In the present study, we detected multiple PoAstVs in serum samples, nasal swabs, and fecal swabs collected from pigs suffering… 

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