KIs-V

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KIs-V
Virus classification
Group: Group I (dsDNA)
Species

KIs-V

KIs-V is a DNA virus isolated from four human cases of acute hepatitis in Japan.[1] This virus has also been isolated in France.[2]

Virology[edit]

The genome has a sequence of 9496 bases and 13 potential genes. The virus is 30-50 nanometers in diameter and is enveloped.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Satoh K, Iwata-Takakura A, Osada N, Yoshikawa A, Hoshi Y, Miyakawa K, Gotanda Y, Satake M, Tadokoro K, Mizoguchi H (2011). "Novel DNA sequence isolated from blood donors with high transaminase levels". Hepatol Res 41 (10): 971–81. doi:10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00848.x. PMID 21718400. 
  2. ^ Biagini P, Touinssi M, Galicher V, de Micco P (2012) KIs virus and blood donors, France. Emerg Infect Dis 18(8):1374-5. doi: 10.3201/eid1808.120442.