Biopolym. Cell. 2018; 34(1):41-48.
Viruses and Cell
Genetic characterization of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) from wild boars detected in different regions of Ukraine
1Dudar L. V., 1Budzanivska I. G., 1Polishchuk V. P.
  1. Educational and Scientific Center "Institute of Biology and Medicine",
    Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
    64/13, Volodymyrska Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 01601


Circovirus type 2 are an extremely common swine virus in terms of [is a swine virus extremely widespread in] industrial farming worldwide, including Ukraine]. A similar situation was de-scribed in Ukraine. It leads to an immunosuppressive condition of animals and high mortality of animals. Due to the [Considering a] variety of PCV-2 strains in the world, and the difference be-tween strains common in wildlife and farms, [it is necessary to characterize] the characterization of field isolates found among wild boars in Ukraine is required. So, in this work [the] isolates from wild boars from different regions of Ukraine were characterized and differentiated by phy-logenent [phylogenetic] analysis. As a result of the study, it was shown that [the] isolates from the Chernihiv, Zaporizhzhya, Cherkasy and Kharkiv regions belong to different subgroups of the PCV-2 and have different origin. In addition [Additionally], a relatively high level of similarity with the isolates from Croatia and Brazil has been established. At the same time, the similarity of isolates isolated from wild boars from the Zaporizhzhya and Chernihiv oblasts has been shown to have been isolated from pigs from industrial farms. [At the same time, it has been shown the simi-larity of isolates from wild boars from the Zaporizhzhya and Chernihiv regions with those from pigs of industrial farms.]
Keywords: porcine circovirus of type 2, wild boar, phylogenetic analysis, genetic diversity.


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