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Isolation, identification and complete genome sequence analysis of a strain of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype Asia1 from pigs in southwest of China

Xin Yang, Ying-shun Zhou, Hong-ning Wang*, Yi Zhang, Kun Wei and Ting Wang

Virology Journal 2011, 8:175  doi:10.1186/1743-422X-8-175

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The modified description for FMD serotype Asia1 epidemic situation

Xin Yang   (2012-08-31 14:03)  Sichuan University email

There was an inappropriate description for the epidemic situation of Asia1 FMDV in China (the first sentence of the second paragraph in Background of the paper "FMD serotype Asia1 has been epidemic in China for more than 50 years" ) . The truth is that the first serotype Aisa1 FMDV of China was isolated in 1958. After that, there was no reports about the Asia 1 FMDV untill the year of 2005. So we modified the sentence to "In China, the first FMDV serotype Asia1 was isolated in 1958 ".

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