Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010

Dispatch

Parvovirus 4–like Virus in Blood Products

Jozsef Szelei, Kaiyu Liu, Yi Li, Sandra Fernandes, and Peter TijssenComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique–Institut Armand-Frappier, Laval, Quebec, Canada (J. Szelei, K. Liu, Yi Li, S. Fernandes, P. Tijssen); Central People’s Republic of China Normal University, Wuhan, People’s Republic of China (Y. Li)

Main Article

Table 1

Percentage diversity of genome sequences of PARV4-like viruses*†

Genotype PARV4-p PHoV BHoV PARV4-g1 PARV4-g2
PARV4-p 98–99
PHoV 97–98 98–99
BHoV 62 62 99
PARV4-g1 58 58 60 98–100
PARV4-g2 58–59 58 59–60 91–92 96–99
PARV4-g3 58 58 60 92 91–92

*PARV4, parvovirus type 4; PARV4-p, porcine PARV-4; PHoV, porcine hokovirus; BHoV, bovine hokovirus; PARV4-g1, PARV4 genotype 1; PARV4-g2, PARV4 genotype 2; PARV4-g3, PARV4 genotype 3.
†Pairwise sequence comparisons were performed by using the ClustalW program (www.ebi.ac.uk/Tools/clustalw) as described in Figure 2 and percentages of sequence identities were calculated. Nucleotide sequences representing the equivalent regions (position 248–5088, numbered according to the PARV4 sequence NC_007018) were used to align the DNA fragments.

Main Article

Top of Page

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO