Diagnostic methods for the detection of atypical porcine pestivirus
The Flaviviridae family consist of 4 genera. The Pestivirus genus is one of these four and includes the novel Atypical porcine pestivirus which was first detected in 2015 by Hause et al. in the USA. In subsequent studies, APPV has been shown to exist worldwide in both domestic and wild swine populations. Many other new Pestiviruses have been detected over the past decade and a total of 19 pestiviruses have been proposed as part of the genus. Research shows that APPV has similar attributes to other economically important diseases belonging to the Pestivirus genus such as CSFV, BVDV 1 and 2, and BVD.