San Miguel sealion virus disease

San Miguel sealion virus disease

a disease of sealions, caused by a calicivirus, genus Vesivirus, that is transmissible to swine in which it causes a disease indistinguishable from vesicular exanthema of swine. Vesicular lesions of the skin and mucosae, abortion, pneumonia and encephalitis are associated with the infection in sealions. Related viruses have been recovered from other pinniped species.
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