New ASF recombinants pose threat to pig industry

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Chinese researchers have detected three recombinants of genotype I and II ASFVs in pigs in China. These recombinants are genetically similar and classified as genotype I according to their B646L gene, yet 10 discrete fragments accounting for over 56% of their genomes are derived from Georgia07-like...

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