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Genetic Reassortment

Reference work entry

Definition

Occurs when influenza virus strains infect the same cell and exchange genetic material (one of the ways by which antigenic shift occurs).

Keywords

Public Health Influenza Virus Social Policy Genetic Material Virus Strain 
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