Quaranfil virus

Quar·an·fil vi·rus

an ungrouped arbovirus isolated from human blood and from herons.
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dromedarii is a carrier of many life-threatening viral diseases such as the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus (Hoogstraal, 1979; Rodringuez et al., 1997), Kadam virus (Wood et al., 1982), Dera Ghazi Khan virus, Dhori virus (Hoogstraal et al., 1981), Quaranfil virus (Converse and Moussa, 1982), Q fever (Coxiellaburnetii) (Bazlikova et al., 1984), spotted fever rickettsia (Rickettsia rickettsia) (Lange et al., 1992) and theileriosis of camel (Theileria camelensis) and cattle (Theileria annulata) (Hoogstraal et al., 1981).
Quaranfil virus from Hyalomma dromedarii (Acari: Ixodoidea) collected in Kuwait, Iraq and Yemen.
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.
Of the 30 sequences, 3 shared sequence identity with Quaranfil virus, Johnston Atoll virus, and Lake Chad virus, respectively; these viruses are members of the proposed genus Quarjavirus, family Orthomyxoviridae (5).
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.