Iridovirus


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Iridovirus

[i′rid·ə‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A genus of the animal-virus family Iridoviridae; characterized by the blue-to-purple iridescence emitted by purified viral particles and infected larvae.
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With regard to tilapia, some viral pathogens, including betanodavirus, iridovirus, and herpes-like virus (2,3), reportedly cause severe disease.
Currently, studies of iridovirus infections on amphibians in farmed and wild populations in the country have been increasing.
2008, 2010) y peces frente al virus hemorragico de la carpa, virus de la necrosis nerviosa, iridovirus, virus de la septicemia hemorragica viral (Kim et al.
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Pathology, isolation, and preliminary molecular characterization of a novel iridovirus from Tiger Salamanders in Saskatchewan.
Adverse effects of covert iridovirus infection on life history and demographic parameters of Aedes aegypti.
Effects of atrazine and iridovirus infection on survival and life-history traits of the long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum).
Production gradually decreased until the "gill disease" outbreak in 1966 (Comps & Duthoit 1976), later identified as a viral disease caused by an iridovirus (Comps et al.
Among them are viral or bacterial such as, Classical Swine Fever (C S F) which is produced by a Pestivirus (RNA), Togavirus group of the Flaviviridae family, besides African Swine Fever (ASF) produced by an Iridovirus and which has not been diagnosed in Venezuela, according to the literature.
Tokyo, Japan, Mar 20, 2006 - (JCN) - The Fisheries Research Agency (FRA) announced on March 17 that fermented seaweed is effective in controlling red sea bream iridovirus (RSBI) infection.