NC008719); UTR, untranslated region; WESSV, Wesselsbron virus
Pode-se destacar dentre eles alguns virus de grande importancia medica, como os Yellow fever virus (YFV), Dengue virus (DENV), Ilheus virus (ILHV), Rocio virus (ROCV), Saint Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV), West Nile virus (WNV), Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), Louping ill virus (LIV) e Wesselsbron virus
Preliminary studies on the use of solid-phase immunosorbent techniques for the rapid detection of Wesselsbron virus
(WSLV) IgM by haemagglutination-inhibition.
Differential diagnosis for flaviviruses, WNV, Wesselsbron virus
, SHUV, and equine encephalosis viruses was performed on all specimens, which were sent to other laboratories for testing for AHSV, equine herpes viruses, and rabies (5,6).
Studies on an outbreak of Wesselsbron virus
in the Free State Province, South Africa.
Comparative testing with Wesselsbron virus
, a closely related flavivirus, did not show cross-reactivity within the parameters of what we considered positive.
7 million doses of newly developed inactivated RVF vaccine and [approximately equal to]14 million doses of Wesselsbron virus
vaccine were sold (27,28,35).
The Wesselsbron virus
, a new arbovirus for Madagascar [in French].
Serum specimens were tested for immunoglobulin M (IgM) and IgG antibodies specific for DENV, West Nile virus (WNV), Wesselsbron virus
, Rift Valley fever virus, Bunyamwera virus, and CHIKV by IgM-antibody capture (MAC-ELISA) and IgG sandwich ELISA, respectively (11).
The first sample (November 3, 2004) contained no antibodies (OD ratio <2) to dengue viruses, West Nile virus, Wesselsbron virus
, Rift Valley fever virus, Bunyamwera virus, or Chikungunya virus (CHIKV).
Three isolates obtained by the Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Pretoria, included the horse and ostrich isolates, which originated from the Regional Veterinary Laboratory, Stellenbosch, Western Cape Province, and a dog isolate, which originated from the Veterinary Investigation and Research Laboratory, Gaborone, Botswana, and was initially described as Wesselsbron virus
(WESSV) but was later found to be WNV (34; BJH Barnard, pers.