Orthohepadnavirus

Orthohepadnavirus

 [or″tho-hep-ad´nah-vi″rus]
a genus of hepadnaviruses that includes the hepatitis B virus infecting humans.

Orthohepadnavirus

/Or·tho·hep·ad·na·vi·rus/ (or″tho-hep-ad´nah-vi″rus) [ortho- + hepadnavirus] hepatitis B viruses that infect mammals; a genus of the family Hepadnaviridae that includes hepatitis B virus.

Orthohepadnavirus

[or′thohepad′nahvi′rus]
a genus of hepadnaviruses that includes the hepatitis B virus infecting humans.

Orthohepadnavirus

a genus in the family Hepadnaviridae. It includes mammalian hepatitis B-like viruses.
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The genus Orthohepadnavirus consists of pathogens that infect mammals, and it currently contains 4 species: hepatitis B virus, woodchuck hepatitis virus, ground squirrel hepatitis virus, and woolly monkey hepatitis B virus.
The analysis revealed a large number of viral contigs annotated to orthohepadnavirus with <70% nt identity (B.
We used PCR to further study the prevalence of orthohepadnavirus in the 6 bat species; the condition of the samples made serologic assay and pathology impracticable.
HBV belongs te the genus Orthohepadnavirus, family Hepadnaviridae.
To nonspecialists, it would then be immediately obvious that Hepatitis A, B, and C viruses are very different entities, belonging to different genera, were their official names Hepatitis A hepatovirus, Hepatitis B orthohepadnavirus, and Hepatitis C hepacivirus.