Tracing the Origin and Co-Phylogeny of the Caliciviruses

Etherington, Graham J., Ring, Susan M., Charleston, Michael A., Dicks, Jo, Rayward-Smith, Vic J. and Roberts, Ian N. (2006) Tracing the Origin and Co-Phylogeny of the Caliciviruses. Journal of General Virology, 87 (5). pp. 1229-1235. ISSN 0022-1317

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Caliciviruses infect a wide range of mammalian hosts and include the genus Norovirus, the major cause of food-borne viral gastroenteritis in humans. Using publicly available sequence data and phylogenetic analysis tools, the origins and virus–host co-phylogeny of these viruses were investigated. Here, evidence is presented in support of host switching by caliciviruses, but showing that zoonotic transfer does not appear to have occurred in the history of these viruses. The age or demography of the caliciviruses cannot yet be estimated with any firm degree of support, but further studies of this family, as new dated sequences become available, could provide key information of importance to human health and in understanding the emergence of food-borne disease.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
Depositing User: Vishal Gautam
Date Deposited: 21 May 2011 12:04
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2022 01:48
DOI: 10.1099/vir.0.81635-0

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