Discussions and decisions of the 2012-2014 International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) Filoviridae Study Group, January 2012-June 2013

Alexander A. Bukreyev, Kartik Chandran, Olga Dolnik, John M. Dye, Hideki Ebihara, Eric M. Leroy, Elke Mühlberger, Sergey V. Netesov, Jean L. Patterson, Janusz T. Paweska, Erica Ollmann Saphire, Sophie J. Smither, Ayato Takada, Jonathan S. Towner, Viktor E. Volchkov, Travis K. Warren, Jens H. Kuhn

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Abstract

The International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) Filoviridae Study Group prepares proposals on the classification and nomenclature of filoviruses to reflect current knowledge or to correct disagreements with the International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature (ICVCN). In recent years, filovirus taxonomy has been corrected and updated, but parts of it remain controversial, and several topics remain to be debated. This article summarizes the decisions and discussion of the currently acting ICTV Filoviridae Study Group since its inauguration in January 2012.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)821-830
Number of pages10
JournalArchives of Virology
Volume159
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2014

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    Bukreyev, A. A., Chandran, K., Dolnik, O., Dye, J. M., Ebihara, H., Leroy, E. M., Mühlberger, E., Netesov, S. V., Patterson, J. L., Paweska, J. T., Saphire, E. O., Smither, S. J., Takada, A., Towner, J. S., Volchkov, V. E., Warren, T. K., & Kuhn, J. H. (2014). Discussions and decisions of the 2012-2014 International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) Filoviridae Study Group, January 2012-June 2013. Archives of Virology, 159(4), 821-830. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-013-1846-9