Experimental infection of golden hamsters with Guama virus (Peribunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus)
The Guama virus (GMAV) is a member of Peribunyaviridae family, Orthobunyavirus genus. Several strains of the virus were isolated in South and Central Americas from several hosts, such as humans, wild animals, including nonhuman ...
First isolation of West Nile virus in Brazil
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2019)
BACKGROUND Serological evidence of West Nile virus (WNV) infection has been reported in different regions of Brazil from equine and human hosts but the virus had never been isolated in the country. OBJECTIVES We sought ...
Correlation between apoptosis and in situ immune response in fatal cases of microcephaly caused by Zika Virus
Zika virus (ZIKV) is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA flavivirus that possesses a genome approximately 10.7 Kb in length. Although pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines and apoptotic markers belonging to the ...
Prenatal disorders and congenital Zika syndrome in squirrel monkeys
(Nature Research, 2021)
During the Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in Brazil (2015–2016), the clinical manifestations associated with its infection were complex and included miscarriage and congenital malformations, not previously described. In this ...