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Passerivirus B
  Passerivirus B is a species containing waxbill passerivirus identified in the violet-eared waxbill (Uraeginthus granatina) a species of species of estrildid finch (Pankovics et al., 2018). The genome is over 1 Kb longer than that previously reported for passerivirus A1 which are incomplete at their 5' ends.


Genome organisation:

VPg+5'UTRIRES-V[L/1AB-1C-1D/2AH-box/NC-2B-2C/3A-3B2VPg1-3B2VPg2-3Cpro-3Dpol]3'UTR-poly(A)
(note: passeriviruses may have two VPgs)

References

Pankovics, P., Boros, ., Phan, T.G., Delwart, E. and Reuter, G. (2018). A novel passerivirus (family Picornaviridae) in an outbreak of enteritis with high mortality in estrildid finches (Uraeginthus sp.). Arch Virol. 2018 Jan 10. doi: 10.1007/s00705-017-3699-0. [Epub ahead of print]

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