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 ...
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 ...