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Record number 495157
Title Outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus in Portugal, 2015
Author(s) Mesquita, J.R.; Hakze-van der Honing, R.; Almeida, A.; Lourenço, M.; Poel, W.H.M. van der; Nascimento, M.S.J.
Source Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 62 (2015)6. - ISSN 1865-1674 - p. 586 - 588.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.12409
Department(s) CVI Virology
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2015
Keyword(s) Coronavirus - Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus
Abstract

An outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in the South of Portugal in January 2015 and the spread of PEDV northwards in the territory are described. Comparative analysis of the amplified sequences showed a very high (99.0%) identity with the PEDV variant most recently reported in the United States and also show complete (100%) identity to the strains recently reported in Germany, supporting the hypothesis that a unique strain is currently circulating in Europe. The origin of this PEDV variant still needs to be elucidated and further studies in the remaining European countries may contribute to the knowledge.

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