Detection and molecular characterization of a canine norovirus

Vito Martella, Eleonora Lorusso, Niccola Decaro, Gabriella Elia, Arianna Radogna, Maria D'Abramo, Costantina Desario, Alessandra Cavalli, Marialaura Corrente, Michelle Camero, Cinzia A. Germinario, Krisztian Bányai, Barbara Di Martino, Fulvio Marsilio, Leland E. Carmichael, Canio Buonavoglia

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We identified a novel calicivirus in a pup with enteritis. The isolate was related genetically (90.1% aa identity in the capsid protein) to a lion norovirus strain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1306-1308
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Martella, V., Lorusso, E., Decaro, N., Elia, G., Radogna, A., D'Abramo, M., Desario, C., Cavalli, A., Corrente, M., Camero, M., Germinario, C. A., Bányai, K., Di Martino, B., Marsilio, F., Carmichael, L. E., & Buonavoglia, C. (2008). Detection and molecular characterization of a canine norovirus. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14(8), 1306-1308.