First detection and genome sequence of Senecavirus A in Vietnam

Jonathan Arzt, Miranda R. Bertram, Le T. Vu, Steven J. Pauszek, Ethan J. Hartwig, George R. Smoliga, Rachel Palinski, Carolina Stenfeldt, Ian H. Fish, Bui H. Hoang, Nguyen T. Phuong, Vo V. Hung, Pham P. Vu, Nguyen K. Dung, Pham V. Dong, Nguyen N. Tien, Do H. Dung

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In 2018, senecavirus A was detected for the first time in Vietnam. This report contains the first complete genome of a senecavirus A isolate collected from pigs in Kon Tum Province, Vietnam. This novel incursion has substantial implications for regional control of vesicular transboundary diseases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere01247-18
JournalMicrobiology Resource Announcements
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 17 2019

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Funding Information:
This research was funded in part by ARS-CRIS project 1940-32000-061-00D. Additional funding was provided by the Cooperative Biological Engagement Program of the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency. We acknowledge technical consultation from Kate Schuman.

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