Tensaw virus

Tensaw virus

A negative-sense, single-stranded RNA virus of the Bunyaviridae family, genus Orthobunyavirus, Bunyamwera virus group serotype.
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If cytopathic effects (CPEs) are observed, virus identification tests are performed using an indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) assay for Western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV), Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEEV), SLEV, California encephalitis virus (CEV), Highlands J virus (HJV), Tensaw virus (TV), and CHIKV.
Antibodies that neutralized Maguari virus or Tensaw virus were detected in 71/-300 humans in Florida in the 1980s (9); as observed in our study, the highest PRNT titers for most of the seropositive persons in that study did not exceed 40.
The first was an encephalitis case in Indiana attributed to Tensaw virus in 1964 (5).