Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 14th, 2006
According to the report from Spain, "The origin and evolution of the type O foot-and-mouth disease viruses (FMDV) that caused the outbreak occurrence in Italy in 1993, the first episode of the disease in the EU after adoption of a non-vaccination policy in 1991, have been studied by the analysis of sequences encoding three main antigenic sites on the viral capsid proteins."
"The phylogenetic tree derived from sequences spanning the carboxy terminal end of VP1 showed that these Italian viruses were grouped in the...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of TB and Outbreaks Week