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Bats (Order: Chiroptera) harbor a high diversity of emerging pathogens presumably because their ability to fly and social behavior favor the maintenance, evolution, and dissemination of these pathogens. Until 2012, there was only one report of the presence of Hantavirus in bats. Historically, it...

Author(s)
Sabino-Santos Júnior, G.; Maia, F. G. M.; Martins, R. B.; Gagliardi, T. B.; Souza, W. M. de; Muylaert, R. L.; Luna, L. K. de S.; Melo, D. M.; Cardoso, R. de S.; Barbosa, N. da S.; Pontelli, M. C.; Mamani-Zapana, P. R.; Vieira, T. M.; Melo, N. M.; Jonsson, C. B.; Goodin, D.; Salazar-Bravo, J.; daSilva, L. L. P.; Arruda, E.; Figueiredo, L. T. M.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2018, 8, 1, pp 9018
Abstract

Hepaciviruses (HVs) have been detected in several domestic and wild animals and present high genetic diversity. The actual classification divides the genus Hepacivirus into 14 species (A-N), according to their phylogenetic relationships, including the bovine hepacivirus [Hepacivirus N (HNV)]. In...

Author(s)
Silva, M. S. da; Junqueira, D. M.; Baumbach, L. F.; Cibulski, S. P.; Mósena, A. C. S.; Weber, M. N.; Silveira, S.; Moraes, G. M. de; Maia, R. D.; Coimbra, V. C. S.; Canal, C. W.
Publisher
Microbiology Society, London, UK
Citation
Journal of General Virology, 2018, 99, 7, pp 890-896
Abstract

African swine fever (ASF) is a complex infectious disease of swine that constitutes devastating impacts on animal health and the world economy. Here, we investigated the evolutionary epidemiology of ASF virus (ASFV) in Eurasia and Africa using the concatenated gene sequences of the viral protein 72 ...

Author(s)
Alkhamis, M. A.; Gallardo, C.; Jurado, C.; Soler, A.; Arias, M.; Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J. M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 2, pp e0192565
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) causes a highly contagious disease, peste des petits ruminants (PPR), in sheep and goats which has been considered as a serious threat to the local economy in Africa and Asia. However, the in-depth evolutionary dynamics of PPRV during an epidemic is not well...

Author(s)
Bao JingYue; Wang QingHua; Li Lin; Liu ChunJu; Zhang ZhiCheng; Li JinMing; Wang ShuJuan; Wu XiaoDong; Wang ZhiLiang
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Virology, 2017, 510, pp 156-164
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants is an important transboundary disease infecting small ruminants. Genome or gene sequence analysis enriches our knowledge about the evolution and transboundary nature of the causative agent of this disease, peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV). Although analysis using...

Author(s)
Sahu, A. R.; Wani, S. A.; Saminathan, M.; Rajak, K. K.; Sahoo, A. P.; Aruna Pandey; Shikha Saxena; Sonam Kanchan; Tiwari, A. K.; Bina Mishra; Muthuchelvan, D.; Singh, R. P.; Yaspal Singh; Mumtaz Baig; Mishra, B. P.; Singh, R. K.; Gandham, R. K.
Publisher
Springer-Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Archives of Virology, 2017, 162, 6, pp 1677-1693
Abstract

Peste-des-petits ruminants (PPR) is one of the most important infectious diseases of domesticated small ruminants. From the initial identification in 1942 in West Africa, PPR virus (PPRV) has spread throughout much of the developing world. PPRV is now considered endemic throughout Africa, with the...

Author(s)
Clarke, B.; Mahapatra, M.; Friedgut, O.; Bumbarov, V.; Parida, S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 5, pp e0177028
Abstract

While human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) originates from ancient cross-species transmission of simian T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (STLV-1) from infected nonhuman primates, much debate exists on whether the first HTLV-1 occurred in Africa, or in Asia during early human evolution and...

Author(s)
Reid, M. J. C.; Switzer, W. M.; Schillaci, M. A.; Ragonnet-Cronin, M.; Joanisse, I.; Caminiti, K.; Lowenberger, C. A.; Galdikas, B. M. F.; Sandstrom, P. A.; Brooks, J. I.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2016, 43, pp 434-450
Abstract

PstDV1 has caused losses to the shrimp farming industry that resulted in millions of dollars worldwide. In Venezuela, it was not until 1985 when it was reported as being introduced in farmed Litopenaeus vannamei and since then its presence has been confirmed in those populations. The analysis of...

Author(s)
Fajardo, C.; Rodulfo, H.; Rodriguez, M.; Puig, J.; Donato, M. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2015, 436, pp 34-39
Abstract

Hantaviruses are among the most important zoonotic pathogens of humans, causing either hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) or hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS). From the period 1964-2006 almost all hantaviruses had been identified in rodents, with the exception of Thottapalayam virus...

Author(s)
Zhang YongZhen
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Virus Research, 2014, 187, pp 15-21
Abstract

Western BTV-1 emerged in the Mediterranean basin in 2006 and it has since been isolated in southern and northern European countries. Six BTV-1 strains isolated from infected sheep in Italy between 2006 and 2013 and a BTV-1 strain isolated from an infected sheep in Tunisia in 2011 were fully...

Author(s)
Lorusso, A.; Sghaier, S.; Ancora, M.; Marcacci, M.; Gennaro, A. di; Portanti, O.; Mangone, I.; Teodori, L.; Leone, A.; Camma', C.; Petrini, A.; Hammami, S.; Savini, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2014, 28, pp 144-149

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