Parechovirus B

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Ljungan virus

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Parechovirus B (formerly named Ljungan virus) is a species in the genus Parechovirus. It consists of Ljungan virus types 1 to 5.

References

Johansson, S., Niklasson, B., Maizel, J. Gorbalenya, A.E. and Lindberg, A.M. (2002). Molecular analysis of three Ljungan virus isolates reveals a new, close-to-root lineage of the Picornaviridae with a cluster of two unrelated 2A proteins.J. Virol. 76: 8920-8930.

Johansson ES, Niklasson B, Tesh RB, Shafren DR, Travassos da Rosa AP, Lindberg AM. (2003). Molecular characterization of M1146, an American isolate of Ljungan virus (LV) reveals the presence of a new LV genotype. J Gen Virol. 84: 837-844.

Niklasson, B., Kinnunen, L., Hornfeldt, B., Horling, J., Benemar, C., Hedlund, K.O., Matskova, L., Hyypiä, T. and Winberg, G. (1999). A new picornavirus isolated from bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus). Virology 255: 86-93.

Lindberg, A.M. and Johansson, S. (2002). Phylogenetic analysis of Ljungan virus and A-2 plaque virus, new members of the Picornaviridae. Virus Res. 85: 61-70.

Mitake, H., Fujii, Y., Nagai, M., Ito, N., Okadera, K., Okada, K., Nakagawa, K., Kishimoto, M., Mizutani, T., Okazaki, K., Sakoda, Y., Takada, A. and Sugiyama, M. (2016). Isolation of a novel Ljungan virus from wild birds in Japan. J. Gen. Virol. 2016 May 20. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000508. [Epub ahead of print]