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Taxonomy of the caliciviruses

KY Green, T Ando, MS Balayan, T Berke, IN Clarke, MK Estes, DO Matson, S Nakata, JD Neill, MJ Studdert, HJ Thiel

The Journal of Infectious Diseases | OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC | Published : 2000


The International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) has recently approved several proposals submitted by the present Caliciviridae Study Group. These proposals include the division of the family into 4 new genera designated Lagovirus, Vesivirus, "Norwalk-like viruses (NLVs), and "Sapporo-like viruses (SLVs); the latter 2 genera were assigned temporary names until acceptable names can be determined by the scientific community. The genera have been further divided into the following species: Feline calicivirus and Vesicular exanthema of swine virus (genus Vesivirus), Rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus and European brown hare syndrome virus (genus Lagovirus), Norwalk virus (genus NLV), and ..

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