Reston virus

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Reston virus

(res'ton),
a variant of Ebola virus.
Synonym(s): Ebola virus Reston
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Reston virus

A viru of genus Ebolavirus, family Filoviridae, order Mononegavirales, first identified at the Hazelton research facility in Reston, Virginia; it has a low pathogenicity in humans.
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Res·ton vi·rus

(res'tŏn vī'rŭs)
A variant of Ebola virus.
Synonym(s): Ebola virus Reston.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The genus Ebolavirns comprises 5 virus species: Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV), Sudan ebolavirus (SUDV), Bundibugyo ebolavirus (BDBV), Tai' Forest ebolavirus (TAFV), and Reston ebolavirus (RESTV).
Reston Ebolavirus antibodies in bats, the Philippines.
This genus has 5 species (Reston ebolavirus, Sudan ebolavirus, Zaire ebolavirus, Bundibugyo ebolavirus, and Tai Forest ebolavirus Virus.
The most recent common ancestry can be traced back only within the last 50 years for Reston ebolavirus and Zaire ebolavirus species, suggesting the existence of genetic bottlenecks.
First, keep in mind that Reston ebolavirus and Zaire ebolavirus (the pathogen ravaging West Africa) are different beasts.
Reston ebolavirus in humans and animals in the Philippines: a review.
Reston ebolavirus was another previously unrecognized virus that was detected by cell culture and EM in 1989; it was isolated from cynomolgus monkeys imported into the United States from the Philippines (4).
To the Editor: Filoviruses cause highly lethal hemorrhagic fever in humans and nonhuman primates, except for Reston Ebolavirus (REBOV), which causes severe hemorrhagic fever in macaques (1,2).
The genus Marburgvirus contains one species, Lake Victoria marburgvirus, with several recognized strains, and Ebolavirus contains four species: Ivory Coast ebolavirus, Reston ebolavirus, Sudan ebolavirus, and Zaire ebolavirus, For simplicity, we refer to the viruses using the unitalicized vernacular (e.g., Ebola Zaire).