Phocine distemper virus (PDV) was identified as the cause of a large morbillivirus outbreak among harbor seals in the North Sea in 1988. PDV is a member of the family Paramyxoviridae, genus Morbillivirus. Until now, no full-genome sequence of PDV has been available.,
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de Vries, R., Verburgh, J., van de Bildt, M., Osterhaus, A., & de Swart, R. (2013). Complete genome sequence of phocine distemper virus isolated from a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) during the 1988 North Sea epidemic. Genome Announcements, 1(3). doi:10.1128/genomeA.00291-13