Genetic and biological characterisation of an avian-like H1N2 swine influenza virus generated by reassortment of circulating avian-like H1N1 and H3N2 subtypes in Denmark

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Ramona Trebbien, Karoline Bragstad, Lars Erik Larsen, Jens Nielsen, Anette Bøtner, Peter M. H. Heegaard, Anders Fomsgaard, Birgitte Martine Viuff, Charlotte Kristiane Hjulsager

The influenza A virus subtypes H1N1, H1N2 and H3N2 are the most prevalent subtypes in swine. In 2003, a reassorted H1N2 swine influenza virus (SIV) subtype appeared and became prevalent in Denmark. In the present study, the reassortant H1N2 subtype was characterised genetically and the infection dynamics compared to an "avian-like" H1N1 virus by an experimental infection study.
Original languageEnglish
Article number290
JournalVirology Journal
Volume10
Number of pages16
ISSN1743-422X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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