New Jersey vesicular stomatitis virus

New Jersey vesicular stomatitis virus

An enveloped RNA rhabdovirus with a single-stranded, negatively coiled genome, which was first identified in the 1920s with a reservoir in wild animals (e.g., swine in Georgia, spider monkeys in Central America). It replicates in infected host cell cytoplasm.

New Jersey vesicular stomatitis virus

A virus that replicates in infected host cell cytoplasm Clinical 60% of those exposed develop disease after a 1-2 day incubation–fever, chills, malaise, myalgias, N&V, pharyngitis; rarely, oral vesicles Prognosis Spontaneous resolution in 1 wk
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