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  1. Hendra virus and Nipah virus are zoonotic viruses that have caused severe to fatal disease in livestock and human populations. The isolation of Cedar virus, a non-pathogenic virus species in the genus Henipavirus

    Authors: Eric D. Laing, Moushimi Amaya, Chanakha K. Navaratnarajah, Yan-Ru Feng, Roberto Cattaneo, Lin-Fa Wang and Christopher C. Broder

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:56

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  2. A vaccine against all four dengue virus (DENV) serotypes includes the formulation of one genotype of each serotype. Although genetic similarities among genotypes within a serotype are higher as compared to tho...

    Authors: Nor Azila Muhammad Azami, Meng Ling Moi, Yasushi Ami, Yuriko Suzaki, Chang-Kweng Lim, Satoshi Taniguchi, Masayuki Saijo, Tomohiko Takasaki and Ichiro Kurane

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:51

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  3. Antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE) of dengue virus (DENV) infection has been identified as the main risk factor for severe dengue disease, although the underlying mechanisms leading to severe dengue fever re...

    Authors: Liming Jiang and Qiangming Sun

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:50

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  4. According to international guidelines, HPV DNA tests represent a valid alternative to Pap Test for primary cervical cancer screening, provided that they guarantee balanced clinical sensitivity and specificity ...

    Authors: Michela Iacobellis, Cecilia Violante, Gabriella Notarachille, Angela Simone, Rosa Scarfì and Giuseppe Giuffrè

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:48

    Content type: Methodology

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  5. Recent GWAS-associated studies reported that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in ABCB1, TGFβ1, XRCC1 genes were associated with hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection, and variants of APOA4 and APOE genes wer...

    Authors: Maolin Gu, Jing Qiu, Daoxia Guo, Yunfang Xu, Xingxiang Liu, Chong Shen and Chen Dong

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:47

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  6. Suspension culture of BHK cells allows large-scale virus propagation and cost-efficient vaccine production, while the shift to animal-component-free cell culture media without serum is beneficial for the quali...

    Authors: Veronika Dill, Bernd Hoffmann, Aline Zimmer, Martin Beer and Michael Eschbaumer

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:46

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  7. The infection in dogs due to canine parvovirus (CPV), is a highly contagious one with high mortality rate. The present study was undertaken for a detailed genetic analysis of partial VP2 gene i.e., 630 bp isol...

    Authors: Nisar Ahmed, Adeel Riaz, Zahra Zubair, Muhammad Saqib, Sehrish Ijaz, Muhammad Shah Nawaz-Ul-Rehman, Ahmed Al-Qahtani and Muhammad Mubin

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:45

    Content type: Short report

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  8. Rotavirus (RV) and enteric adenovirus (AdV) mainly cause infantile infectious gastroenteritis. Several separate test methods for the detection of RV or AdV are currently available, but few tests are able to si...

    Authors: Na Jiang, Lei Shi, Jieping Lin, Lifang Zhang, Yanxia Peng, Huiying Sheng, Ping Wu and Qingjun Pan

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:44

    Content type: Research

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  9. Toll like receptor (TLR) 3 is a critically important innate pattern recognizing receptor that senses many viral infections. Although, it has been shown that double stranded (ds) RNA can be used for the stimula...

    Authors: Hanaa Ahmed-Hassan, Mohamed Sarjoon Abdul-Cader, Upasama De Silva Senapathi, Maha Ahmed Sabry, Eman Hamza, Eva Nagy, Shayan Sharif and Mohamed Faizal Abdul-Careem

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:43

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  10. Reticuloendotheliosis is an immunosuppressive disease caused by avian reticuloendotheliosis virus (REV). It is commonly found in poultry farms and has caused a notable economic loss worldwide. Despite this, th...

    Authors: Zhihao Ren, Fanfeng Meng, Qiuchen Li, Yixin Wang, Xiaofeng Liu, Zhizhong Cui, Shuang Chang and Peng Zhao

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:42

    Content type: Research

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  11. After publication of the article [1], it was brought to our attention that the author E. López-Díez is missing their second affiliation. The author would also like to indicate an affiliation to “Universidade d...

    Authors: S. Perez, A. Iñarrea, R. Pérez-Tanoira, M. Gil, E. López-Díez, O. Valenzuela, M. Porto, L. Alberte-Lista, M. A. Peteiro-Cancelo, A. Treinta, R. Carballo, M. C. Reboredo, M. E. Alvarez-Argüelles and M. J. Purriños

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:41

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Virology Journal 2017 14:214

  12. Host single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) near the interleukin 28B (IL28B) locus are associated with sustained virological response to antiviral therapy and with spontaneous Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) clearance. P...

    Authors: Natalia Echeverría, Daniela Chiodi, Pablo López, Adriana Sanchez Ciceron, Jenniffer Angulo, Marcelo López-Lastra, Paola Silvera, Adrian Canavesi, Carla Bianchi, Valentina Colistro, Juan Cristina, Nelia Hernandez and Pilar Moreno

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:40

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  13. Vesiviruses (family Caliciviridae) had been shown capable of invading a variety of host species, raising concern of their zoonotic potential. Since the 1980’s, several canine caliciviruses (CaCV) isolates have be...

    Authors: Leonard N. Binn, Erica A. Norby, Ruth H. Marchwicki, Richard G. Jarman, Paul B. Keiser and Jun Hang

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:39

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  14. Bats are natural reservoirs for several highly pathogenic and novel viruses including coronaviruses (CoVs) (mainly Alphacoronavirus and Betacoronavirus). Lyle’s flying fox (Pteropus lylei)‘s roosts and foraging s...

    Authors: Supaporn Wacharapluesadee, Prateep Duengkae, Aingorn Chaiyes, Thongchai Kaewpom, Apaporn Rodpan, Sangchai Yingsakmongkon, Sininat Petcharat, Patcharakiti Phengsakul, Pattarapol Maneeorn and Thiravat Hemachudha

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:38

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  15. Rhabdoviridae is one of the most ecologically diverse families of RNA viruses which can infect a wide range of vertebrates and invertebrates. Bats, among mammals, are pointed to harbor a significantly higher p...

    Authors: Davide Lelli, Alice Prosperi, Ana Moreno, Chiara Chiapponi, Anna Maria Gibellini, Paola De Benedictis, Stefania Leopardi, Enrica Sozzi and Antonio Lavazza

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:37

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  16. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive women have a high prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV), and are infected with a broader range of HPV types than HIV-negative women. We aimed to determine the pre...

    Authors: Monique Figueiredo Teixeira, Meritxell Sabidó, André Luiz Leturiondo, Cynthia de Oliveira Ferreira, Kátia Luz Torres and Adele Schwartz Benzaken

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:36

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  17. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a worldwide public health burden and it is estimated that 185 million people are or have previously been infected worldwide. There is no effective vaccine for prevention of...

    Authors: Ana Carolina Gomes Jardim, Jacqueline Farinha Shimizu, Paula Rahal and Mark Harris

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:34

    Content type: Review

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  18. In spite of the purification of the laying hens and broilers of avian leukosis virus (ALV) has made remarkable achievements, the infection of ALV was still serious in Chinese indigenous chickens.

    Authors: Fanfeng Meng, Qiuchen Li, Yawen Zhang, Zhihui Zhang, Sibao Tian, Zhizhong Cui, Shuang Chang and Peng Zhao

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:33

    Content type: Research

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  19. Genotype 3 hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is generally associated with mild disease. However, recently eight genotype 3 HEV isolates were identified from patients with severe hepatitis. Importantly, three m...

    Authors: Dianjun Cao, Yan-Yan Ni and Xiang-Jin Meng

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:32

    Content type: Research

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  20. Dengue, caused by one of the four serologically distinct dengue viruses (DENV-1 to − 4), is a mosquito-borne disease of serious global health significance. Reliable and cost-effective diagnostic tests, along w...

    Authors: Tesfaye Gelanew and Elizabeth Hunsperger

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:30

    Content type: Methodology

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  21. John Cunningham virus (JCV) is a human neurotropic polyomavirus whose replication in the Central Nervous System (SNC) induces the fatal demyelinating disease, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). ...

    Authors: C. Prezioso, D. Scribano, D. M. Rodio, C. Ambrosi, M. Trancassini, A. T. Palamara and V. Pietropaolo

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:29

    Content type: Short Report

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  22. Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) is a lethal infectious disease in suckling piglets with symptoms including watery diarrhea caused by PED virus (PEDV). Since the late 1990’s, live vaccines based on genogroup 1 ...

    Authors: Tetsuo Sato, Kazuki Oroku, Yoshiyuki Ohshima, Yoshiaki Furuya and Chihiro Sasakawa

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:28

    Content type: Research

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  23. Goose parvovirus (GPV) causes acute enteritis, hepatitis, myocarditis and high morbidity and mortality in geese and ducks. GPV H strain was isolated from a Heilongjiang goose farm where the geese were showing ...

    Authors: Yinjie Niu, Lili Zhao, Baihan Liu, Jingli Liu, Fan Yang, Haichang Yin, Hong Huo and Hongyan Chen

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:27

    Content type: Research

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  24. Simeprevir is approved with pegylated interferon and ribavirin (PR) for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype (GT) 1 and GT4 infection in the USA and the European Union.

    Authors: Fabien Zoulim, Christophe Moreno, Samuel S. Lee, Peter Buggisch, Andrzej Horban, Eric Lawitz, Chris Corbett, Oliver Lenz, Bart Fevery, Thierry Verbinnen, Umesh Shukla and Wolfgang Jessner

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:26

    Content type: Research

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  25. The occurrence of the novel porcine circovirus type 3 (PCV3) was reported from the Americas, Asia and Europe. Although this virus was detected in association with various clinical syndromes in pigs, its role a...

    Authors: Robert Fux, Christina Söckler, Ellen Kathrin Link, Christine Renken, Roman Krejci, Gerd Sutter, Mathias Ritzmann and Matthias Eddicks

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:25

    Content type: Research

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  26. The Tomato chlorotic spot virus (TCSV) was first reported in the 1980s, having its occurrence limited to Brazil and Argentina. Due to an apparent mild severity in the past, molecular studies concerning TCSV we...

    Authors: Reina Teresa Martínez, Mariana Martins Severo de Almeida, Rosalba Rodriguez, Athos Silva de Oliveira, Fernando Lucas Melo and Renato Oliveira Resende

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:24

    Content type: Short Report

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  27. Zika virus is an emerging arbovirus of the family Flaviviridae and genus Flavivirus that until 2007 was restricted to a few cases of mild illness in Africa and Asia.

    Authors: Ligia Fernandes Abdalla, João Hugo Abdalla Santos, Renata Teodora Jales Barreto, Erick Martins e Souza, Fabrício Fonseca D’Assunção, Márcio Aurélio Borges, Valdinete Alves Nascimento, George Allan Villarouco da Silva, Victor Costa de Souza, Rajendranath Ramasawmy, Ana Carolina Campi-Azevedo, Jordana Graziela Coelho-dos-Reis, Lis Ribeiro do Vale Antonelli, Andréa Teixeira-Carvalho, Olindo Assis Martins-Filho and Felipe Gomes Naveca

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:23

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Since the discovery of giant viruses infecting amoebae in 2003, many dogmas of virology have been revised and the search for these viruses has been intensified. Over the last few years, several new groups of t...

    Authors: Ana Cláudia dos S. P. Andrade, Thalita S. Arantes, Rodrigo A. L. Rodrigues, Talita B. Machado, Fábio P. Dornas, Melissa F. Landell, Cinthia Furst, Luiz G. A. Borges, Lara A. L. Dutra, Gabriel Almeida, Giliane de S. Trindade, Ivan Bergier, Walter Abrahão, Iara A. Borges, Juliana R. Cortines, Danilo B. de Oliveira…

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:22

    Content type: Research

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  29. The specific and dynamic interaction between the hemagglutinin (H) and fusion (F) proteins of morbilliviruses is a prerequisite for the conformational rearrangements and membrane fusion during infection proces...

    Authors: Xuelian Meng, Ruixue Deng, Xueliang Zhu and Zhidong Zhang

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:21

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  30. Previous published studies have reported conflicting results of association between hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and preeclampsia. There was no published data on HBV and preeclampsia in Africa including S...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Ahmed, Manal E. Sharif, Duria A. Rayis, Abubakr M. Nasr and Ishag Adam

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:20

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  31. The treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in HCV/human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infected patients remains complex. This present meta-analysis evaluated the efficacy and safety of Sofosbuvir (SOF) for tre...

    Authors: Guotao Li, Ke Zang, Guoqiang Zhang, Danyan Zhu and Xiaozhao Deng

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:19

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  32. Rodent borne viruses of the Orthohantavirus genus cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome among people in Eurasia, and hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome in the Americas. At present, there are no specific tr...

    Authors: Julia Wigren Byström, Jonas Näslund, Fredrik Trulsson, Magnus Evander, Olivia Wesula Lwande, Clas Ahlm and Göran Bucht

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:18

    Content type: Research

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  33. Porcine cytomegalovirus (PCMV) is an immunosuppressive virus that mainly inhibits T-lymphocyte and macrophage immune functions; it has significantly damaged the farming industry. Although recent studies have s...

    Authors: Xiao Liu, Haoche Wei, Shan Liao, Jianheng Ye, Ling Zhu and Zhiwen Xu

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:16

    Content type: Research

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  34. Tomato zonate spot virus (TZSV), a new species of genus Tospovirus, caused significant losses in yield and problems in quality of many important vegetables and ornamentals in Southwest China and posed a serious t...

    Authors: Yanbing Niu, Defu Wang, Liyan Cui, Baoxia Wang, Xiaojing Pang and Peixia Yu

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:15

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  35. Plant viruses in agricultural crops are of great concern worldwide, and over 75% of them are transmitted from infected to healthy plants by insect vectors. Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) is a begomovirus, ...

    Authors: Liang Geng, Li-Xin Qian, Ruo-Xuan Shao, Yin-Quan Liu, Shu-Sheng Liu and Xiao-Wei Wang

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:14

    Content type: Research

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  36. The highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses of the H5 subtype, such as the H5N1 viral strains or the novel H5N8 and H5N2 reassortants, are of both veterinary and public health concern worldwide. To combat th...

    Authors: Violetta Sączyńska, Anna Bierczyńska-Krzysik, Violetta Cecuda-Adamczewska, Piotr Baran, Anna Porębska, Katarzyna Florys, Marcin Zieliński and Grażyna Płucienniczak

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:13

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  37. Duck enteritis virus (DEV) belongs to the subfamily Alphaherpesvirinae, and information on the DEV UL41 gene is limited.

    Authors: Tianqiong He, Mingshu Wang, Xuelian Cao, Anchun Cheng, Ying Wu, Qiao Yang, Mafeng Liu, Dekang Zhu, Renyong Jia, Shun Chen, Kunfeng Sun, Xinxin Zhao and Xiaoyue Chen

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:12

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  38. Free-range cattle are common in the Northeast China area, which have close contact with farmers and may carry virus threatening to cattle and farmers.

    Authors: Hao Wang, Shouxin Li, Asif Mahmood, Shixing Yang, Xiaochun Wang, Quan Shen, Tongling Shan, Xutao Deng, Jingjiao Li, Xiuguo Hua, Li Cui, Eric Delwart and Wen Zhang

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:11

    Content type: Research

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  39. After Publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that an author’s name has been spelt incorrectly. The correct spelling should be “Massimo Ciccozzi”, but it was previously included as...

    Authors: Ana Moreno, Davide Lelli, Luca De Sabato, Guendalina Zaccaria, Arianna Boni, Enrica Sozzi, Alice Prosperi, Antonio Lavazza, Eleonora Cella, Maria Rita Castrucci, Massimo Ciccozzi and Gabriele Vaccari

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:10

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Virology Journal 2017 14:239

  40. Newcastle disease viruses (NDV) are highly contagious and cause disease in both wild birds and poultry. A pigeon-adapted variant of genotype VI NDV, often termed pigeon paramyxovirus 1, is commonly isolated fr...

    Authors: Ying He, Tonya L. Taylor, Kiril M. Dimitrov, Salman L. Butt, James B. Stanton, Iryna V. Goraichuk, Heather Fenton, Rebecca Poulson, Jian Zhang, Corrie C. Brown, Hon S. Ip, Marcos Isidoro-Ayza and Claudio L. Afonso

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:9

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  41. Virulent Newcastle disease virus (NDV, avian Avulavirus-1, APMV-1) induces a highly contagious and lethal systemic disease in gallinaceous poultry. APMV-1 antibody detection is used for surveillance and to con...

    Authors: Na Zhao, Christian Grund, Martin Beer and Timm C. Harder

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:8

    Content type: Research

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  42. Swine influenza is a respiratory infection of pigs that may have a significant economic impact in affected herds and pose a threat to the human population since swine influenza A viruses (swIAVs) are zoonotic ...

    Authors: Emilie Bonin, Stéphane Quéguiner, Cédric Woudstra, Stéphane Gorin, Nicolas Barbier, Timm C. Harder, Patrick Fach, Séverine Hervé and Gaëlle Simon

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:7

    Content type: Methodology

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  43. Rice yellow mottle virus (RYMV) of the genus Sobemovirus is the most important viral pathogen of rice causing more damage to rice crop in Sub Saharan Africa. The aim of this study was to conduct pathogenic charac...

    Authors: Regis Dimitri Sokpe Longue, Valentin Stanislas Edgar Traore, Innocent Zinga, Maxwell Darko Asante, Zakaria Bouda, James Bouma Neya, Nicolas Barro and Oumar Traore

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:6

    Content type: Research

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  44. Influenza is a severe contagious disease especially in children, elderly and immunocompromised patients. Beside vaccination, the discovery of new anti-viral agents represents an important strategy to encounter...

    Authors: Raihan Shah Mahmud, Ahmed Mostafa, Christin Müller, Pumaree Kanrai, Vera Ulyanova, Yulia Sokurenko, Julia Dzieciolowski, Irina Kuznetsova, Olga Ilinskaya and Stephan Pleschka

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:5

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  45. Recreational water contaminated with fecal pollution poses a great public health concern, as fecal waste may cause serious waterborne illnesses. Current recreational water standards using fecal indicator bacte...

    Authors: Hui Zhu, Fang Yuan, Zhaokang Yuan, Rong Liu, Fei Xie, Ling Huang, Xiaojun Liu, Xiaoqing Jiang, Jian Wang, Qunying Xu, Zhiqiang Shen, Donghan Liu, Ronghao Zhang and Yuanan Lu

    Citation: Virology Journal 2018 15:3

    Content type: Research

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