Identification of a novel circovirus in Australian ravens (Corvus coronoides) with feather disease

@article{Stewart2006IdentificationOA,
  title={Identification of a novel circovirus in Australian ravens (Corvus coronoides) with feather disease},
  author={Meredith E. Stewart and Ross Perry and Shane R. Raidal},
  journal={Avian Pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35},
  pages={86 - 92}
}
The complete genome of a novel Circovirus isolated from an Australian raven (Corvus coronoides) with feather lesions similar to those that occur in psittacine beak and feather disease is reported. Degenerate polymerase chain reaction primers were designed to amplify and sequence novel Circovirus DNA from affected feathers. Sequence analysis indicated that the tentatively named raven circovirus (RaCV) was 1898 nucleotides in size with two major open reading frames synonymous with other avian… 
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