Xingu virus

Xingu virus

A negative-sense, single-stranded RNA virus of the Bunyaviridae family, genus Orthobunyavirus, Bunyamwera virus group serotype. It is not known to cause human disease.
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At least 7 different Bunyamwera serogroup viruses have been isolated from humans, usually from blood, including Bunyamwera, Germiston, Ilesha, and Shokwe viruses in Africa; Xingu virus in South America; Wyeomyia virus and a Cache Valley-like virus in Central America; and CVV in the southeastern United States (1,2,5, 7,8).