Quaranfil virus

Quar·an·fil vi·rus

an ungrouped arbovirus isolated from human blood and from herons.
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Quaranfil virus is particularly interesting from a public health standpoint.
The BRBV-Dhori lineage appears as a sister group to a lineage of 4 tick-associated viruses and distantly related to the influenza viruses and Quaranfil virus.
All matches were within the polymerase genes of orthomyxoviruses; Quaranfil virus was the closest match ([approximately equals] 60% sequence identity).
The complete gene encoding the matrix gene was amplified by using PCR with published primers for Quaranfil virus (5) and then cloned and sequenced (GenBank accession no.