Oropouche orthobunyavirus: genetic characterization of full-length genomes and development of molecular methods to discriminate natural reassortments
Oropouche orthobunyavirus (OROV) has significant impact in public health in Amazon region. This arbovirus is one of the most common causes of febrile illness in Brazil, and is responsible for several epidemics since 1960's. ...
Characterization of rotavirus possessing a DS-1-like VP3 gene from pigs in Brazil: evidence for zooanthroponotic transmission
Porcine group A rotavirus (RVA) strains SUI15A and SUI24A are suggested to have VP3 genes of human origin possessing DS-1-like backbone. The aim of the present study was to analyse the genome of two strains (SUI15A and ...
Genotypes of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV1/EBV2) in individuals with infectious mononucleosis in the metropolitan area of Belém, Brazil, between 2005 and 2016
(Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases, 2020)
Two types of Epstein Barr virus (EBV1/EBV2) have been shown to infect humans. Although their genomes are similar, the regions containing the EBNA genes differ. This study aimed to characterize the EBV genotypes of infectious ...
Near-complete genome of cosavirus A from a child hospitalized with acute gastroenteritis, Brazil
Acute gastroenteritis (AG) is responsible for 525,000 deaths worldwide in children under-5-years and is caused by the Human Cosavirus (HCoSV; family Picornaviridae, Genus Cosavirus). Although its health importance, a ...
The crab heparin-like compound exhibits a strong inhibitory effect on infections by dengue virus-2
(Bentham Science Publishers, 2021)
Background: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), two-fifths of the world population is at risk of infection by DENV. There are no safe and effective vaccines estab-lished. Sulfated glycosaminoglycans such as ...