Densovirus


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Densovirus

[‚den·sō′vī·rəs]
(virology)
A genus of the animal virus family Parvoviridae whose virion is nonenveloped, with deoxyribonucleic acid single-stranded; replicates autonomously.
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sigillatus) when our supplier switched species because of rearing problems associated with Acheta domesticus densovirus (AdDNV; Szelei et al.
In the last few years, for example, cricket paralysis densovirus, which is harmless to humans and other creatures but fatal to Acheta domesticus, the common brown house cricket, has wreaked havoc on the commercial cricket industry in the U.
Some DNVs typically infect during the larval stage and are lethal, however, in this study researchers suggest that the Anopheles gambiae densovirus (AgDNV) may infect at low levels during early life and replicate to lethal levels at adult age.