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A dictionary of virology by Brian W.J. Mahy

By Brian W.J. Mahy

Thoroughly revised and up to date take into consideration the recent taxonomy and grouping alterations made by way of the overseas Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses of their eighth file, The Dictionary of Virology provides an authoritative and concise checklist of all viruses affecting vertebrate species, from people to fish.

  • Includes the hot viruses of scientific or veterinary significance that experience emerged considering the fact that 2001, comparable 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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Isolates have also been made from psittacines. Similar to Newcastle disease virus but antigenically distinct from it, and from Yucaipa virus and Bangor virus (Avian paramyxovirus 5). Anderson C et al (1987) Avian Pathol 16, 691 Avian paramyxovirus 4 (APMV-4) A species in the genus Rubulavirus. Isolated from domestic poultry in Hong Kong and USA and from wild ducks in Japan. Shortridge KF and Alexander DJ (1978) Res Vet Sci 25, 128 32 Avian paramyxovirus 5 (Kunitachi) (APMV-5) Avian paramyxovirus 5 (Kunitachi) (APMV-5) A species in the genus Rubulavirus.

38 Banna virus (China-HN295) (BAV-HN295) Banna virus (China-HN295) (BAV-HN295) Probably a strain of Banna virus, isolated in China. Banna virus (China-HN59) (BAV-HN59V) Probably a strain of Banna virus, isolated in China. Banna virus (Indonesia-6423) (BAVIn6423) A strain of Banna virus, isolated from mosquitoes in Indonesia. Lee E et al (1997) Virology 227, 509 Mackenzie JS (1999) Emerg Inf Dis 5, 1 van Buynder P et al (1995) Commun Dis Intell 19, 188 Barramundi virus-1 (BaV) An unassigned virus in the family Picornaviridae, isolated in Australia from degenerative areas of the brain and retina of diseased larva of barramundi, Lates calcarifer.

Bayou virus (BAYV) A species in the genus Hantavirus. Cause of fatal hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Louisiana, USA. Rodent host is the rice rat, Oryzomys palustris. BeAn 8582 virus (CAPV) A probable species in the genus Bunyavirus, isolated from mosquitoes. Antigenically related to Capim virus. Morzunov SP et al (1995) J Virol 69, 1980 BB cells (CCL 59) Cell line initiated from posterior trunk tissue, not including fins, of 2-year-old brown bullheads. Susceptible to Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus and is the only cell line susceptible to channel catfish virus.

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