reassortant virus


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reassortant virus

A virus whose genetic material has been recombined or reshuffled so that it contains new nucleic acid sequences, new antigenic structures, and new combinations of protein products.
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However, we cannot infer the geographic region where the reassortant virus was generated, because the gene constellation of the virus originated from different locations.
The differences indicate that A/Vietnam/14011801/2014 is a novel reassortant virus between clades 2.
In summary, these results suggest that IQT9646 is possibly a group C reassortant virus.
The data also suggest that this reassortant virus is widely distributed throughout the Amazon basin in northeastern Peru, because it was isolated in Iquitos and Yurimaguas, in the Department of Loreto, within a 7-year time period (Figure 1).
The 2 different H5N8 virus clusters most likely evolved from a single H5N8 reassortant virus (A/duck/Jiangsu/k1203/2010) that was isolated in China in 2010 (13).
Wholegenome sequencing indicated the virus was highly similar to the H5N2 reassortant virus from Canada.