The genome sequences of two foot-and-mouth disease type O viruses isolated from outbreaks of disease in cattle in Pakistan in 2019 are described. They were identified as belonging to serotype O, Middle East-South Asia topotype, Ind-2001 lineage, and e sublineage and represent the first identification of this lineage in Pakistan.
Genome sequences of foot-and-mouth disease virus O/ME-SA/Ind-2001e strains isolated in Pakistan
Hicks H M, Wadsworth J, Azhar M, Afzal M, Manzoor S, Abubakar M, Khan E-u-H, King D P, Knowles N J
Citation: Microbiology Resource Announcements 9 (18), e00165-20