SWINE VIRAL DISEASES PATHOGENESIS AND IMMUNOLOGY
Location: Virus and Prion Research Unit
Title: Lactate dehydrogenase-elevating virus
Submitted to: Taxonomy of Viruses
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: October 22, 2011
Publication Date: November 8, 2011
Citation: Plagemann, P. G. W., Brinton, M. A and Faaberg ,K. S. 03. Nidovirales: 03.004. Arteriviridae: 03.004.0.01. Arterivirus: 03.004.0.01.003. Lactate dehydrogenase elevating virus. In: A.J. Davison, et al. (chair), Vertebrate Virus Subcommittee. International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). Available: http://ictvonline.org/virusTaxonomy.asp?version=2011.
This book chapter describes the taxonomic classification of Lactate dehydrogenase-elevating virus (LDV). Included are: host, genome, classification, morphology, physicochemical and physical properties, nucleic acid, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, geographic range, phylogenetic properties, biological properties, natural host range, transmission and vector relationships, pathogenesis, clinical spectrum, epidemiology, prevention and control, and classification of host. The book will be published on-line at http://www.ictvonline.org/.