Orthomyxoviridae

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Orthomyxoviridae

[‚ȯr·thə‚mik·sə′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of negative-strand ribonucleic acid viruses characterized by enveloped, spherical, pleomorphic virions with a helical nucleocapsid containing a fragmented genome, it includes the genus Influenzavirus (human influenza type A).
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EF679198), reovirus (T3/ Bat/Germany/342/08, 10 segments; JQ412755-JQ412764), orthomyxovirus (influenza H1N1 strain A/Puerto Rico 8-SV14/1934, 8 segments; CY040170-CY040177), and poxvirus (vaccinia virus strain WR, no.
Mx protein has been found in a wide range of species and enables the resistant activity to orthomyxovirus (Haller et al.
We identified a novel orthomyxovirus virus isolated from Muscovy ducks in South Australia.