Analysis of a reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP) for yellow fever diagnostic
Yellow Fever virus (YFV) is an important human pathogen in tropical areas of Africa and South America. Although an efficient vaccine is available and has been used since the early 1940s, sylvatic YFV transmission still ...
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 ...
First isolation of Bunyamwera virus (Bunyaviridae family) from horses with neurological disease and an abortion in Argentina
Bunyamwera virus (BUNV) is the prototype virus for both the Orthobunyavirus genus and the Bunyaviridae family. Different strains of BUNV have been associated with clinical diseases in domestic animals, mainly ruminants. ...
Molecular characterization of Babesia vogeli in dogs from Belém, northern Brazil
Babesiosis is an infectious hemolytic disease that occurs worldwide, and is caused by a protozoan of the Babesia genus (Apicomplexa). Little is known about this genus; therefore, this study conducted a molecular characterization ...