New virus genome sequences of the Guama Serogroup (Genus Orthobunyavirus, Family Bunyaviridae), isolated in the Brazilian Amazon Region
(American Society for Microbiology, 2017)
This is the first announcement of two nearly complete viral genome sequences belonging to the Guama serogroup (genus Orthobunyavirus, family Bunyaviridae) isolated in the Brazilian Amazon region: Mirim virus (MIRV; BEAN7722) ...
Genomic characterization of orthobunyavirus of veterinary importance in America
During 2013, in Argentina, three new isolates of serogroup Bunyamwera virus (genus Orthobunyavirus, family Peribunyaviridae) were recovered from two horses with encephalitis, and from an aborted equine fetus. In the present ...
Emergence of new insect-restrictive viruses in the Amazon Region
(American Society for Microbiology, 2015)
The complete genome was determined for 12 viruses isolated from 8 different pools of mosquitoes (Culex sp. and Psorophora ferox) collected at Brejeira farm, Canaan dos Carajas, Para state in northern Brazil. Eight of the ...
Changuinola virus serogroup, new genomes within the genus Orbivirus (Family Reoviridae) isolated in the Brazilian Amazon Region
(American Society for Microbiology, 2013)
We report here the first complete genome sequence of a Changuinola virus (CGLV) serotype Irituia virus (BE AN 28873) isolated from a wild rodent (Oryzomys goeldi) in the municipality of Ipixuna, State of Pará, northern ...
Nearly complete genome sequences of enterovirus 96 and enterovirus 99 strains isolated in the northern region of Brazil
(American Society for Microbiology, 2019)
In this study, we report the nearly complete genome sequences of one enterovirus 96 (EV-C96) isolate (strain 3499/BRA-PA/2010) and two enterovirus 99 (EV-C99) isolates (strains 3291/BRA-PA/2010 and 3944/BRA-PA/2011). The ...
Complete genome sequence of Piry vesiculovirus
(Springer Verlag, 2016)
Piry virus (PIRYV) is a rhabdovirus (genus Vesiculovirus) and is described as a possible human pathogen, originally isolated from a Philander opossum trapped in Para State, Northern Brazil. This study describes the complete ...
Establishment of a minigenome system for Oropouche virus reveals the S genome segment to be significantly longer than reported previously
(Microbiology Society, 2015)
Oropouche virus (OROV) is a medically important orthobunyavirus, which causes frequent outbreaks of a febrile illness in the northern parts of Brazil. However, despite being the cause of an estimated half a million human ...
Genomic, epidemiological and digital surveillance of Chikungunya virus in the Brazilian Amazon
(Public Library of Science, 2019)
Background: Since its first detection in the Caribbean in late 2013, chikungunya virus (CHIKV) has affected 51 countries in the Americas. The CHIKV epidemic in the Americas was caused by the CHIKV-Asian genotype. In August ...
Sinu Virus, a novel and divergent orthomyxovirus related to members of the genus Thogotovirus isolated from mosquitoes in Colombia.
The genome and structural organization of a novel insect-specific orthomyxovirus, designated Sinu virus, is described. Sinu virus (SINUV) was isolated in cultures of C6/36 cells from a pool of mosquitoes collected in ...
Whole-genome sequencing of an unusual human papillomavirus (HPV71) from Latin America (Brazil)
(American Society for Microbiology, 2020)
We report the complete genome sequencing of human papillomavirus 71 from Latin America (Brazil).