arenavirus

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animal viruses belonging to the family Arenaviridae

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Two novel arenaviruses detected in pygmy mice, Ghana.
Ebola could have mixed with arenaviruses long ago, resulting in the combination snake virus.
The new Chapare arenavirus, discovered in serum samples from a patient in rural Bolivia who eventually died of the infection, produces clinical hemorrhagic symptoms similar to those associated with other New World arenaviruses Junin, Machupo, and Guanarito.
The CDC also has identified an "A" list of biological agents of highest concern, which includes (a) variola major (smallpox), (b) Bacillus anthracis (anthrax), (c) Yersinia pestis (plague), (d) Francisella tularensis (tularemia), (e) botulinum toxin (botulism), and (f) filoviruses and arenaviruses (viral hemorrhagic fevers).
UTMB has one of the few laboratories in the coun try equipped to test for arenaviruses.
Current disease and virus targets include hepatitis C virus (HCV), human papilloma virus (HPV), herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Ebola virus, Marburg Virus, the arenaviruses and malaria.
Arenaviruses are known to cause severe hemorrhagic fevers across the globe with case fatality rates up to 30% (1).
Focusing on arenaviruses, these genome-wide surveys will reveal host factors indicative of virus entry tactics never observed before.
Arenaviruses are a family of viral haemorrhagic fevers related to Lassa fever.
Animals were either sacrificed (voucher specimens deposited in the Museum at Texas Tech University) or transported to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas for inclusion in a prospective study on the biology of arenaviruses in N.
Properties of replication-competent vesicular stomatitis virus vectors expressing glycoproteins of filoviruses and arenaviruses.
SIGA has antiviral programs targeting smallpox and other Category A pathogens, including arenaviruses (Lassa fever, Junin, Machupo, Guanarito, Sabia, and lymphocytic choriomeningitis), dengue virus, and the filoviruses (Ebola and Marburg).
To further our knowledge of the epidemiology of the North American Tacaribe serocomplex viruses, we tested serum samples from hospitalized persons in a study of thrombocytopenic febrile illnesses that mimicked hantavirus pulmonary syndrome for IgG against arenaviruses.
Ebola is part of a group of illnesses caused by arenaviruses, filoviruses, bunyaviruses, and flaviviruses.