Complete genome sequence of phocine distemper virus isolated from a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) during the 1988 North Sea epidemic

Rory D. de Vries, R. Joyce Verburgh, Marco W.G. van de Bildt, Albert D.M.E. Osterhaus, Rik L. de Swart*

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Phocine distemper virus (PDV) was identified as the cause of a large morbillivirus outbreak among harbor seals in the North Sea in 1988. PDV is a member of the family Paramyxoviridae, genus Morbillivirus. Until now, no full-genome sequence of PDV has been available.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere00291-13
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jun 2013

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