Rift Valley fever virus

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Rift Val·ley fe·ver vi·rus

a virus of the genus Phlebovirus (family Bunyaviridae) that occurs in central and southern Africa in sheep, goats, and cattle, causing abortions and severe febrile disease, especially in young lambs; humans, especially herdsmen and veterinarians, may become infected through close contact with infected animals, developing a denguelike disease; the virus also infects buffaloes, camels, and antelope; it is mosquito borne, but also probably infects by contact and respiratory tract.
[Rift Valley, Kenya]
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Comparison of Rift Valley fever virus replication in North American livestock and wildlife cell lines.
Field and laboratory evidence implicating Culex zombaensis and Aedes circumluteolus as vectors of Rift Valley fever virus in coastal South Africa.
Cloning and expression of Rift Valley fever virus nucleocapsid (N) protein and evaluation of a N-protein based indirect ELISA for the detection of specific IgG and IgM antibodies in domestic ruminants.
(%) positive ([dagger]) Chikungunya virus 15 (19.2) Dengue virus 10 (12.8) ([double dagger]) Hantavirus 0 Rift Valley fever virus 1 (1.3) West Nile virus 3 (3.8) Malaria parasites 15 (19.2) ([section]) * Viral antibody-positive patients had positive IgG or IgM response for [greater than or equal to] 1 of the zoonotic viruses in acute- or convalescent-phase serum samples.
Experimental infection of three Nigerian breeds of sheep with the Zinga strain of the Rift Valley fever virus. Rev Elev Med Vet Pays Trop.
We tested for IgM to dengue virus (DENV), West Nile virus (WNV), yellow fever virus (YFV), Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV), chikungunya virus (CHIKV), Ebola virus (EBOV), Marburg virus (MBGV), and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV).
To the Editor: Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute, febrile, viral disease caused by Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV), a phlebovirus of the family Bunyaviridae that is endemic to sub-Saharan Africa.
Molecular testing results were negative for rickettsiae, filoviruses (Marburgviruses and Ebolaviruses), selected bunyaviruses (Rift Valley fever virus, Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus), arenaviruses (Lassa, Lujo, and lymphocytic choriomeningitis viruses), and several arbo-viruses (yellow fever, dengue, O'nyong-nyong, chikungunya, and Zika viruses).
Because several of the ungulate cell lines had not previously been used for viral infection experiments, we determined permissiveness of all cell lines for Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) clone 13, a virus mutant known to be attenuated yet broadly infectious for ungulate cell lines (13).