filovirus


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animal viruses belonging to the family Filoviridae

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In addition to the 2014 outbreak of Ebola virus Zaire in West Africa, outbreaks of both Marburg virus and Ebola virus Sudan have occurred recently and underscore the need for a vaccine that provides broad protection against all filovirus strains.
Similarly, Big Worries (A Partial List), 1995, lists cancer, falling off a horse, filovirus, bad dreams, loneliness, bunions, earthquakes, and chicken fat as visual equivalents.
Viral isolation and serologic studies indicate that filovirus infections have occurred in various bat species in central Africa countries (6), the Philippines (7), China (8), and Bangladesh (9).
0 in addition to altona s already CE-IVD marked test, the RealStar Filovirus RT-PCR Kit, which is for both Ebola and Marburg viruses and does not fall under the EUA.
It suggests that these species, which maintain a filovirus infection without negative health consequences, could have selectively maintained these so-called "fossil" genes as a genetic defense.
The initial application of MaxCyte STX and VLX systems will be in fulfillment of a Department of Defense contract for the process development and manufacturing scale-up of VLP-type vaccines against Ebola Zaire, Ebola Sudan, and Marburg viruses in support of the ongoing preclinical evaluation of the efficacy, potency, and safety of these Filovirus vaccine candidates.
EVD is caused by the Ebola virus, a filovirus that is thought to be harboured by specific arboreal bat species in the affected regions.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases wrote that the new work is "long overdue and should be considered a milestone in what has been a difficult and frustrating specialty of filovirus research.
The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Western Africa that started in November 2013 (1) is the largest recorded filovirus disease outbreak.
This application outlines experiments aimed at identification and detailed characterization of host factors that play a role in Filovirus infection.
About the Ebola Virus Ebola virus is a filovirus that causes periodic outbreaks of a highly contagious and lethal human infectious disease marked by severe hemorrhagic fever, with a mortality rate that ranges between 50% and 90%.
The genus Filovirus is separated into two distinct species, Marburg and Ebola, which differ significantly in their glycoprotein (GP) genes.
Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) on additional studies utilizing Biovest's hollow fiber technology for production of vaccines, virus-like particles (VLPs) and antibodies for treatment and prevention of influenza and filovirus diseases including those caused by Ebola and Marburg viruses.
Previous anecdotal reports of the incidental use of chloroquine in patients with filovirus infections also do not support any benefit from its use (13,14).