By Brian W.J. Mahy
Thoroughly revised and up-to-date take into consideration the recent taxonomy and grouping adjustments made via the overseas Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses of their eighth document, The Dictionary of Virology provides an authoritative and concise record of all viruses affecting vertebrate species, from people to fish.
- Includes the recent viruses of scientific or veterinary significance that experience emerged considering the fact that 2001, corresponding to the hot human coronaviruses, SARS and NL63 and a brand new subtype of influenza (H1N2)
- Includes new phrases in virology
- Extensive cross-referencing and illustrative tables extra increase using this book
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The Bornholm outbreak was not described until 1932. Synonyms: Bornholm disease; Dabney’s grippe or grip; devil’s clutch; devil’s grippe or grip; epidemic myalgia; pleurodynia; Taarbaek disease. Bandia virus (BDAV) A serotype of Qalyub virus in the genus Nairovirus. With Bakel, Omo and Qalyub viruses forms the Qalyub serogroup. Isolated from mice and ticks of Ornithodoros sp from the Bandia Forest, Senegal. Not reported to cause disease in humans. Bangoran virus (BGNV) An unassigned vertebrate rhabdovirus.
It also contains an env gene homologous to that of a Deltaretrovirus. However, there is strong sequence relationship to RD114 virus, suggesting that the cat endogenous virus may have evolved from this baboon endogenous virus. Synonym: baboon C-type virus. Hu S et al (1977) J Virol 23, 345 Schnitzer TJ (1979) J Gen Virol 42, 9 van der Kuyl AC et al (1995) J Virol 69, 5917 baboon herpesvirus Synonym Cercopithecine herpesvirus 12. for baboon lymphotropic herpesvirus Synonym for Cercopithecine herpesvirus 12.
McFerran JB and Connor TJ (1977) Avian Dis 21, 585 Alexander RW et al (1979) J Natl Cancer Inst 62, 359 Begg AM (1927) Lancet II, 912 Hu SSF and Vogt PK (1979) Virology 92, 278 avian acute leukemia virus An acutely transforming strain of avian type C retrovirus. avian diarrhea virus Synonym for infectious enteritis virus. See also blue comb virus. Avian adeno-associated virus (AAAV) A species in the genus Dependovirus. Antigenically distinct from primate adeno-associated viruses. A defective parvovirus that accompanies most avian adenovirus infections in the field, and contaminates most laboratory strains.
A dictionary of virology by Brian W.J. Mahy