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Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus Nomenclature Working Group

Aim

To provide coherent nomenclature for Foot-and-mouth disease viruses including the definition and naming of topotypes, lineages, sub-lineages.

Terms of Reference

  1. Define and name topotypes for all Foot-and-mouth disease virus serotypes.
  2. Establishing an operating framework to name new and emerging virus lineages (and sub-lineages if required).
  3. Propose common nomenclature to be used to describe Foot-and-mouth disease virus samples, isolates and sequences.

Members

The working group is made up from a number of Foot-and-mouth disease virus experts from around the world.Working group members


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