Review of group A rotavirus strains reported in swine and cattle

Papp, Hajnalka and László, Brigitta and Jakab, Ferenc and Ganesh, Balasubramanian and De Grazia, Simona and Bányai, Krisztián (2013) Review of group A rotavirus strains reported in swine and cattle. Veterinary Microbiology, 165. pp. 190-199. ISSN 0378-1135

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Group A rotavirus (RVA) infections cause severe economic losses in intensively reared livestock animals, particularly in herds of swine and cattle. RVA strains are antigenically heterogeneous, and are classified in multiple G and P types defined by the two outer capsid proteins, VP7 and VP4, respectively. This study summarizes published literature on the genetic and antigenic diversity of porcine and bovine RVA strains published over the last 3 decades. The single most prevalent genotype combination among porcine RVA strains was G5P[7], whereas the predominant genotype combination among bovine RVA strains was G6P[5], although spatiotemporal differences in RVA strain distribution were observed. These data provide important baseline data on epidemiologically important RVA strains in swine and cattle and may guide the development of more effective vaccines for veterinary use.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Surveillance Epidemiology Vaccination Zoonosis Porcine Bovine
Subjects: Q Science / természettudomány > Q1 Science (General) / természettudomány általában
Q Science / természettudomány > QL Zoology / állattan
Depositing User: MTMT SWORD
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2014 13:47
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 13:47

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