Pestivirus


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Pestivirus

(pes'ti-vī'rŭs),
A genus of viruses (family Flaviviridae) composed of the hog cholera virus and related viruses.
[L. pestis, plague, + virus]

Pestivirus

a genus in the family Flaviviridae. Four different species or genotypes have been identified in the genus: bovine virus diarrhea virus (BVDV) types I and II, classical swine fever virus (CSFV), and border disease virus (BDV). Isolates from border disease predominantly fall within the BDV genotype, but sheep and goat isolates also fall in the BVDV genotypes.
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La familia Flaviviridae comprende 4 generos, Pestivirus, Hepacivirus, Pegivirusy Flavivirus, de los cuales solo el ultimo contiene VTG.
The brain stem and spinal cord samples tested negative by RT-PCR for pestivirus (family Flaviviridae) and several swine-infecting picornaviruses (family Picornaviridae) (online Technical Appendix Table 1).
In addition to the flaviviruses (genus Flavivirus), the family includes 2 other genera, the hepaciviruses (genus Hepacivirus, which includes hepatitis C virus and GB virus B) and pestiviruses (genus Pestivirus, which includes bovine viral diarrhea virus and classical swine fever virus).
It has marked similarities to those of members of the genera Pestivirus and Flavivirus (5).
Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) is classified in the genus Pestivirus within the family of Flaviviridae together with other important animal pathogens such as Border disease virus (BDV) and Classical swine fever virus (CSFV) (Stahl and Alenius, 2012).
Viruses in the genus Pestivirus infect mammals, including members of the Bovidae and the Suidae.
Scientists are tracking a new species of pestivirus that could pose a threat to U.
Es un Pestivirus de la familia Flaviviridae que tiene dos biotipos, el citopatico y el no citopatico, capaz de desencadenar la denominada enfermedad de las mucosas de manifestacion aguda, asi como problemas reproductivos en hembras e inmunosupresion por lo que generalmente la presencia del virus, cursa con la infeccion simultanea de otros patogenos 26.
SEROPREVALENCE OF RUMINANT PESTIVIRUS IN BREEDING SHEEP IN THE CENTRAL SIERRA OF PERU
The BVDV is a heterogenous group of viruses belong to genus pestivirus of family flaviviridae (Becher et al.