Archives of Virology

, Volume 116, Issue 1–4, pp 107–118 | Cite as

VP4 relationships between porcine and other rotavirus serotypes

  • H. S. Nagesha
  • I. H. Holmes
Original Papers


VP4 relationships of Australian porcine rotaviruses were identified using genetic reassortants and MAbs. All porcine virus isolates except BEN-144 appeared to share VP4 antigenicity with OSU virus. VP4 of BEN-144 virus (Gottfried-like virus) showed some antigenic relationships with the human neonatal viruses ST-3 and RV-3. In addition, VP4 of porcine CRW-8 showed antigenic relationships with simian SA-11, RRV and also canine K9 viruses, while that of porcine TFR-41 showed at least one way VP4 antigenic relatedness with UK bovine rotavirus. Furthermore, BMI-1 virus which is antigenically similar to an American virus SB1-A (a naturally occurring reassortant) may have arisen similarly by gene reassortment in nature in Australia.


Infectious Disease Virus Isolate Antigenic Relatedness Antigenic Relationship Genetic Reassortants 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. S. Nagesha
    • 1
  • I. H. Holmes
    • 1
  1. 1.School of MicrobiologyUniversity of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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