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San Miguel sea lion virus


Definition: a calicivirus, family Caliciviridae, first isolated from sea lions on San Miguel island off the California coast; the virus is indistinguishable from the vesicular exanthema of swine virus both biophysically and clinically in terms of the vesicular disease syndrome that it produces in swine.

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