Orbivirus


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Orbivirus

[′ȯrb·ə‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A genus in the family Reoviridae that is the causative agent of bluetongue.
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AHSV is an insect-borne orbivirus that causes a noncontagious disease of equids and is associated with high death rates in sub-Saharan Africa.
On the basis of the sequence of the rRT-PCR product, this newly detected virus, termed Toggenburg orbivirus (TOV), could represent an unknown orbivirus of low pathogenicity, or a new serotype of BTV.
BTV-like orbivirus RNA and antibodies were detected in several adult and newborn goats in a herd in the northeastern part of Switzerland (St.
Genetic characterization of Toggenburg orbivirus, a new bluetongue virus, from goats, Switzerland.
NovareDx EHDV Detection Kit is specific, with no cross-reactivity with bluetongue virus (BTV) serogroup, another member of the genus Orbivirus.
Invasion of bluetongue and other orbivirus infections into Europe: the role of biological and climatic processes.
In many cases, outbreaks of orbivirus diseases in Algeria were followed by incursions of these viruses into southern Europe, most likely through passive wind-borne transmission of infected vectors (8,9).
By analogy with bluetongue virus (BTV), the Orbivirus type species, the virus serotype is determined by the specificity of interactions between VP2 and neutralizing antibodies generated during infection of the mammalian host.
Phylogenetic comparisons of Seg-3 sequences have been used to identify different BTV topotypes and distinguish different Orbivirus species (4).
IFE: a new African orbivirus isolated from Eidolon helvum bats captured in Nigeria, Cameroon and the Central African Republic [in French].
Recovery of the same type of virus as human new orbivirus [in Chinese].
Bluetongue (BT) is a vector-borne disease caused by a virus belonging to the genus Orbivirus, with 24 known serotypes (1).