Journal article

Taxonomic classification of hepatitis A virus.

ID Gust, AG Coulepis, SM Feinstone, SA Locarnini, Y Moritsugu, R Najera, G Siegl

Intervirology | Published : 1983


Sufficient data have accumulated to permit the ICTV Ad Hoc Study Group on the Taxonomy of Hepatitis Viruses to recognize hepatitis A virus as a picornavirus. Within the family Picornaviridae, hepatitis A virus closely resembles members of the genus Enterovirus.