Phylogenetic analysis of feline immunodeficiency virus in feral and companion domestic cats of New Zealand.


Journal Article

Nested PCR was used to amplify envelope V3-V6 gene fragments of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) from New Zealand cats. Phylogenetic analyses established that subtypes A and C predominate among New Zealand cats, with clear evidence of intersubtype recombination. In addition, 17 sequences were identified that were distinct from all known FIV clades, and we tentatively suggest these belong to a novel subtype.

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Cited Authors

  • Hayward, JJ; Taylor, J; Rodrigo, AG

Published Date

  • March 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 81 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 2999 - 3004

PubMed ID

  • 17192306

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17192306

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-5514

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-538X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/jvi.02090-06


  • eng