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Virus classification
Group: Group IV ((+)ssRNA)
Family: None Currently Assigned
Genus: Ourmiavirus


The Ourmiavirus is a genus of a virus with no family. Virions are encapsulated, non-enveloped, elongated and shows polyhedral symmetry with a length of 26-76 nm and a width of 18-26 nm. The genome is segmented into three segments or four segments of linear, positive-sense, single-stranded RNA, 1470-10650 nucleotides in length[1].

Species in this genus include:


  1. Index of Viruses - Ourmiavirus (2006). In: ICTVdB - The Universal Virus Database, version 4. Büchen-Osmond, C (Ed), Columbia University, New York, USA. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ICTVdb/Ictv/fs_index.htm

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