- Jaqueline Silva de Oliveira,
- Poliana de Oliveira Figueiredo,
- Galileu Barbosa Costa,
- Felipe Lopes de Assis,
- Betânia Paiva Drumond,
- Flávio Guimarães da Fonseca,
- Maurício Lacerda Nogueira,
- Erna Geessien Kroon,
- Giliane de Souza Trindade
Viruses 2017 Nov 15;9(11). Epub 2017 Nov 15.
Laboratório de Vírus, Departamento de Microbiologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais 31270-901, Brazil.
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