Avian Bornaviruses in Psittacine Birds from Europe and Australia with Proventricular Dilatation Disease
Herbert Weissenböck, Tamás Bakonyi, Karin Sekulin, Felix Ehrensperger, Robert J.T. Doneley, Ralf Dürrwald, Richard Hoop, Károly Erdélyi, János Gál, Jolanta Kolodziejek, and Norbert Nowotny
Author affiliations: University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria (H. Weissenböck, T. Bakonyi, K. Sekulin, J. Kolodziejek, N. Nowotny); Szent István University, Budapest, Hungary (T. Bakonyi, J. Gál); University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland (F. Ehrensperger, R. Hoop); West Toowoomba Veterinary Surgery, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia (R.J.T. Doneley); IDT Biologika GmbH, Dessau-Rosslau, Germany (R. Dürrwald); Central Veterinary Institute, Budapest (K. Erdélyi); International Atomic Energy Agency, Seibersdorf, Austria (J. Kolodziejek)
Figure 4. Phylogram illustrating the genetic relationship among avian bornavirus (ABV) genotypes, based on a partial matrix protein gene region. Three representatives of BDV were used as outgroups. Scale bar indicates genetic distance; the bootstrap support values are shown for the main nodes. ABVs are identified by GenBank accession number/country of origin/year of collection. Further details are shown in the Appendix Table. Nucleotide sequences determined in this study are highlighted in different colors according to their country of origin. The main ABV genogroups are indicated.
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