Archives of Virology

, Volume 120, Issue 3–4, pp 313–317

The concept of virus species

  • M. H. V. Van Regenmortel
  • J. Maniloff
  • C. Calisher
Virology Division News

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. H. V. Van Regenmortel
    • 1
  • J. Maniloff
    • 2
  • C. Calisher
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire du C.N.R.S.StrasbourgFrance
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterRochesterU.S.A.
  3. 3.Center for Infectious DiseasesCDCFort CollinsU.S.A.

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