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Virus classification
Group: Group I (dsDNA)


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]


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


  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. PMID 21718400. doi:10.1111/j.1872-034X.2011.00848.x. 
  2. ^ Biagini P, Touinssi M, Galicher V, de Micco P (2012). "KIs virus and blood donors, France". Emerging Infect. Dis. 18 (8): 1374–5. PMC 3414047Freely accessible. PMID 22840320. doi:10.3201/eid1808.120442.