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Volume 13, Number 7—July 2007

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Norovirus in Captive Lion Cub (Panthera leo)

Vito Martella*Comments to Author , Marco Campolo*, Eleonora Lorusso*, Paolo Cavicchio†, Michele Camero*, Anna L. Bellacicco*, Nicola Decaro*, Gabriella Elia*, Grazia Greco*, Marialaura Corrente*, Costantina Desario*, Serenella Arista‡, Krisztián Banyai§, Marion Koopmans¶, and Canio Buonavoglia*
Author affiliations: *University of Bari, Valenzano, Bari, Italy; †Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia, Pistoia, Italy; ‡University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy; §Baranya County Institute of State Public Health Service, Pécs, Hungary; ¶National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands;

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Distribution of norovirus genogroups and genotypes

Host Genogroup and genotypes*
I II III IV V
Human 1–8 1–10, 
12–17 1
Pig 11, 18, 19
Cattle 1, 2
Lion 2†
Mouse 1

*Norovirus classification follows the outlines of Wang et al. (7) and Zheng et al. (8).
†Determined in this study.

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