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Me Tri virus: a Semliki Forest virus strain from Vietnam?

Abstract:

Me Tri virus (MTV) is a member of the Semliki Forest virus (SFV) complex in the genus Alphavirus, first isolated from Culex tritaeniorhynchus mosquitoes in Vietnam in 1971 and described as a newly recognized alphavirus, based on antigenic characterization. However, based on a partial nucleotide sequence of the E1 envelope glycoprotein gene, it has recently been argued that MTV may represent a variant of SFV rather than a separate species. To enable definitive classification, we determined the...

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Publisher copy:
10.1099/vir.0.2008/002121-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
The Journal of general virology
Volume:
89
Issue:
Pt 9
Pages:
2132-2135
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1465-2099
ISSN:
0022-1317
URN:
uuid:85633a3f-982a-4049-ae74-6af07b7c7e2b
Source identifiers:
34364
Local pid:
pubs:34364

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