orbiviruses

orbiviruses

Double-stranded RNA viruses that cause Colorado tick fever.
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Orbiviruses of the Kemerovo complex and neurological diseases.
The orbiviruses may cause many economically important viral diseases in sheep cattle and other animal species (Mellor et al.
Temperature dependence of the extrinsic incubation period of orbiviruses in Culicoides biting midges.
Animal diseases caused by Orbiviruses include bluetongue virus of sheep and African horse sickness virus.
Other reoviruses, called orbiviruses, pose a significant veterinary threat, causing an equine disease called African horse sickness and bluetongue disease in sheep and cattle.
Furthermore, the global range of related Culicoides-transmitted orbiviruses, such as bluetongue virus, has expanded recently, probably in part as a result of climate change (6).
His research focuses on viral emerging diseases in Europe, such as orbiviruses and orthobunyaviruses.
Dr Hoffmann is a veterinarian and senior scientist at the Institute of Diagnostic Virology at the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut and head of the National Reference Laboratory for Orbiviruses.
These orbiviruses were frequently reported to have originated in sub-Saharan Africa (3,5-7).
Orbiviruses encode at least 7 structural and 4 nonstructural (NS) proteins from 10 linear dsRNA genome segments (5).
Her current research interests include characterization of BTV and the molecular epidemiology and diagnosis of BTV infection and other related orbiviruses.
To the Editor: Bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease are caused by orbiviruses transmitted by Culicoides spp.