Orthoreovirus


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Or·tho·re·o·vi·rus

(ōr'thō-rē'ō-vī-rus),
A genus in the family Reoviridae associated with a variety of respiratory and enteric diseases, but its causal relationship is not proven.

Orthoreovirus

/Or·tho·reo·vi·rus/ (or″tho-re´o-vi″rus) a genus of viruses of the family Reoviridae; no causative relationship to any disease has been proved in humans but in other mammals they have been associated with respiratory and enteric disease, and in chickens and turkeys with arthritis.

Or·tho·re·o·vi·rus

(ōr'thō-rē'ō-vī'rŭs)
A genus in the family Reoviridae associated with a variety of respiratory and enteric diseases, but its causal relationship is not proven.

Orthoreovirus

a genus in the family Reoviridae. It includes the mammalian reoviruses of mammals and birds.
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Avian orthoreoviruses are nonenveloped, double-stranded RNA viruses that belong to the genus Orthoreovirus in the family Reoviridae.
O reovirus aviario (ARV) e um virus RNA, membro do genero Orthoreovirus, importante patogeno para as aves, que causa grandes perdas economicas na avicultura industrial (ROSENBERGER et al.
Specific topics include the structure of orthoreoviruses, cypovirus, rotavirus structure, structure and function of bluetongue virus and its proteins, structures of phytoreoviruses, dissecting the assembly pathway of bacterial dsRNA viruses, infectious bursal disease virus, structural basis of mammalian orthoreovirus cell attachment, rotavirus cell entry, entry of a segmented dsRNA virus into the bacterial cell, analyses of rotavirus NSP4 genetic groups and structure, and genomic RNA packaging and replication in the Cystoviridae.
The genus Orthoreovirus was named for the straight genome (ortho is Latin for straight) and does not cause significant disease in humans, but can infect a variety of mammals.
Using PCR-based methods, we excluded the following as causative agent: mink enteritis virus, canine distemper virus, Aleutian mink disease virus, mink orthoreovirus, and mink coronavirus.
Members of the genus Orthoreovirus contain 10 genome segments and have been isolated from a wide variety of reptiles, birds, and mammals (including humans) (1,2).
Identification and characterization of a new orthoreovirus from patients with acute respiratory infections.
To identify the cause of the disease, we tested tissue from affected ducks and subsequently isolated a novel duck-pathogenic orthoreovirus from the livers of affected ducks.
Members of the genus Orthoreovirus are classified as fusogenic or nonfusogenic, depending on their ability to cause syncytium formation in cell culture.
Mammalian reoviruses, members of the genus Orthoreovirus, are nonenveloped double-stranded RNA viruses with a genome composed of 10 segments.
Broome virus (BroV), a new orthoreovirus species, was isolated from a sick little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) in 2002 in Australia, but its disease-causing potential is unknown (11).
Because WNV infection was suspected, virologic tests were performed, which resulted in the isolation of a novel orthoreovirus, which was likely the causative agent of the disease.