Scientists confirm only six unique ASF genotypes


USDA scientists have reduced the number of ASF virus (ASFv) strains from 25 to only six unique genotypes. “Most ASF virus genotypes originally identified as novel, were not correctly identified nor compared to already existing ASFv genotypes,” said Douglas Gladue, Senior Scientist at the USDA’s Agr...

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