Characterization of a canine rotavirus strain by neutralization and molecular hybridization assays
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- Nakagomi, T., Matsuda, Y., Ohshima, A. et al. Archives of Virology (1989) 106: 145. doi:10.1007/BF01311046
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A canine rotavirus, RS-15, previously isolated in Japan was determined to be subgroup I and serotype 3. When compared with prototype human and animal rotavirus strains by RNA-RNA hybridization assay, the RS-15 strain showed a high degree of homology only with the canine CU-1 strain isolated in the United States of America, suggesting that canine rotaviruses constitute a distinct gene family, which we have elsewhere proposed to term “genogroup”.