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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

Among the genotype/species causing cystic echinococcosis, the taxonomic status of Echinococcus canadensis is only partially resolved. Within E. canadensis, four genotypes (G6, G7, G8 and G10) have been described based on short mitochondrial sequences, of which G6 and G7 (the 'camel' and the 'pig'...

Author(s)
Addy, F.; Wassermann, M.; Kagendo, D.; Ebi, D.; Zeyhle, E.; Elmahdi, I. E.; Umhang, G.; Casulli, A.; Harandi, M. F.; Aschenborn, O.; Kern, P.; Mackenstedt, U.; Romig, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2017, 47, 14, pp 923-931
Abstract

The role played by bats as a potential source of transmission of Leptospira spp. to humans is poorly understood, despite various pathogenic Leptospira spp. being identified in these mammals. Here, we investigated the prevalence and diversity of pathogenic Leptospira spp. that infect the...

Author(s)
Ogawa, H.; Koizumi, N.; Ohnuma, A.; Mutemwa, A.; Hang'ombe, B. M.; Mweene, A. S.; Takada, A.; Sugimoto, C.; Suzuki, Y.; Kida, H.; Sawa, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2015, 32, pp 143-147
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

Recent incursions of bluetongue virus (BTV) into previously naive geographical areas have emphasised the need to better understand virus movement and epidemiology. Several bluetongue virus (BTV) serotypes are known to exist in India, and some serotype viruses have been isolated. However, the...

Author(s)
Rao, P. P.; Reddy, Y. V.; Keerti Meena; Karunasree, N.; Susmitha, B.; Madala Uma; Prasad, P. U. V. S.; Chaitanya, P.; Reddy, Y. N.; Hegde, N. R.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Virus Genes, 2012, 44, 2, pp 286-294
Abstract

Animal-to-human interspecies transmission is one of the evolutionary mechanisms driving rotavirus strain diversity in humans. Although quite a few studies emanating from Africa revealed evidence of bovine-to-human rotavirus interspecies transmission, whole genome data of African bovine rotavirus...

Author(s)
Jere, K. C.; Mlera, L.; O'Neill, H. G.; Peenze, I.; Dijk, A. A. van
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2012, 159, 1/2, pp 245-250
Abstract

Wild populations of many species are declining as a result of habitat destruction and climate change but also through the over-collection for wild meat and the pet trade. With a long history of trade around the Mediterranean, populations of the spur-thighed tortoise (Testudo graeca graeca) have...

Author(s)
Salinas, M.; Altet, L.; Clavel, C.; Almela, R. M.; Bayón, A.; Burguete, I.; Sánchez, A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Conservation Genetics, 2011, 12, 1, pp 1-13
Abstract

The evolution of yellow fever virus over 67 years was investigated by comparing the nucleotide sequences of the envelope (E) protein genes of 20 viruses isolated in Africa, the Caribbean, and South America. Uniformly weighted parsimony algorithm analysis defined 2 major evolutionary yellow fever...

Author(s)
Chang, G. J. J.; Cropp, B. C.; Kinney, R. M.; Trent, D. W.; Gubler, D. J.
Citation
Journal of Virology, 1995, 69, 9, pp 5773-5780

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