Virus nomenclature below the species level: a standardized nomenclature for natural variants of viruses assigned to the family Filoviridae

@article{Kuhn2012VirusNB,
  title={Virus nomenclature below the species level: a standardized nomenclature for natural variants of viruses assigned to the family Filoviridae},
  author={Jens H. Kuhn and Yīm{\'i}ng B{\`a}o and Sina Bavari and Stephan Becker and Steven B. Bradfute and James Rodney Brister and Alexander Bukreyev and Kartik Chandran and Robert A. Davey and Olga Dolnik and John M. Dye and Sven Enterlein and Lisa E Hensley and Anna N. Honko and Peter B. Jahrling and Karl M. Johnson and Gary P. Kobinger and Eric M. Leroy and Mark Stephen Lever and Elke M{\"u}hlberger and Sergey V Netesov and Gene G. Olinger and Gustavo F. Palacios and Jean L Patterson and Janusz T. Pawęska and Louise M. Pitt and Sheli R. Radoshitzky and Erica Ollmann Saphire and Sophie Smither and Robert Swanepoel and Jonathan S. Towner and Guido van der Groen and Viktor E. Volchkov and Victoria Wahl-Jensen and Travis Warren and Manfred Weidmann and Stuart T Nichol},
  journal={Archives of Virology},
  year={2012},
  volume={158},
  pages={301 - 311}
}
The task of international expert groups is to recommend the classification and naming of viruses. The International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses Filoviridae Study Group and other experts have recently established an almost consistent classification and nomenclature for filoviruses. Here, further guidelines are suggested to include their natural genetic variants. First, this term is defined. Second, a template for full-length virus names (such as “Ebola virus H.sapiens-tc/COD/1995/Kikwit… Expand

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