African Swine fever virus

Martin Hewlett hewlett at
Wed Jan 18 17:17:50 EST 1995

fzestabr at (Elizabeth Estabrook) wrote:
> Hello
> Has ASFV been clasified into a family and if so which one?
> Elizabeth
> emestabrook at

According to my references, it is listed as a possible
poxvirus, although it has characteristics (replication and
morphology) that are like the iridoviruses.

Martin Hewlett
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

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