Overview of Swine acute diarrhea syndrome coronavirus

Swine acute diarrhea syndrome coronavirus (SADS-CoV), also known as swine enteric alphacoronavirus (SeACoV) or porcine enteric alphacoronavirus (PEAV), is an enveloped, positive-sense, single-stranded RNA virus approximately 27.2 kb in length assigned to the genus Alphacoronavirus, subfamily Orthocoronavirinae, family Coronaviridae. SADS-CoV was first observed in Guangdong province, China in 2017 among swine herds experiencing outbreaks of severe diarrhea of suckling pigs. As of late 2020, occurence of SADS-CoV infection has been limited to two provinces within China.


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Swine enteric alphacoronavirus (swine acute diarrhea syndrome coronavirus): An update three years after its discovery