Oropouche virus


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Related to Oropouche virus: Oropouche fever, Mayaro virus

Oropouche virus

A very common orthobunyavirus—negative-sense, single-stranded RNA virus of the Bunyaviridae family, genus Orthobunyavirus—which causes Oropouche fever, an urban febrile arboviral disease widespread in South America, with > 30 epidemics reported in Brazil and other Latin American countries from 1960–2009.
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Oropouche virus is detected in peripheral blood leukocytes from patients.
1st register of an epidemic caused by Oropouche virus in the states of Maranhao and Goias, Brazil [in Portuguese].
Meningitis associated with Oropouche virus infections [in Portuguese].
Casseb et al., "Molecular epidemiology of Oropouche virus, Brazil," Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol.
de Paula Pinheiro et al., "Oropouche virus: clinical, epidemiological, and molecular aspects of a neglected Orthobunyavirus," The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
Jatobal virus is a reassortant containing the small RNA of Oropouche virus. Virus Res.
Nucleotide sequences and phylogeny of the nucleocapsid gene of Oropouche virus. J Gen Virol.
Serologic analysis (immunoglobulin M-ELISA) and virus isolation confirmed Oropouche virus (OROV) in both municipalities.
Oropouche virus (OROV), the cause of Oropouche fever, belongs to the family Bunyaviridae, genus Orthobunyavirus, Simbu serogroup (1), and is transmitted between humans in urban areas by the biting midge Culicoides paraensis (2,3).