Other viruses (e.g. pox, papilloma, parvo, reoviridae)

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  1. Research

    Human rotavirus strains circulating in Venezuela after vaccine introduction: predominance of G2P[4] and reemergence of G1P[8]

    Rotavirus (RV) is the most common cause of severe childhood diarrhea worldwide. Despite Venezuela was among the first developing countries to introduce RV vaccines into their national immunization schedules, R...

    Esmeralda Vizzi, Oscar A. Piñeros, M. Daniela Oropeza, Laura Naranjo, José A. Suárez, Rixio Fernández, José L. Zambrano, Argelia Celis and Ferdinando Liprandi

    Virology Journal 2017 14:58

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  2. Research

    The DNA damage response promotes polyomavirus JC infection by nucleus to cytoplasm NF- kappaB activation

    Infection of glial cells by human neurotropic polyomavirus JC (JCV), the causative agent of the CNS demyelinating disease progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), rapidly inflicts damage to cellular D...

    Martyn K. White, Anna Bellizzi, Gabriele Ibba, Valeria Pietropaolo, Anna T. Palamara and Hassen S. Wollebo

    Virology Journal 2017 14:31

    Published on: 15 February 2017

  3. Research

    miR-3156-3p is downregulated in HPV-positive cervical cancer and performs as a tumor-suppressive miRNA

    Cervical cancer (CC) is the second most common cancer in females in developing countries. The two viral oncoproteins E6 and E7 mediate the oncogenic activities of high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV), and H...

    Yu-Fang Xia, Gui-Hua Pei, Ning Wang, Yan-Ci Che, Feng-Sheng Yu, Fu-Fen Yin, Hai-Xia Liu, Bing Luo and Yan-Kui Wang

    Virology Journal 2017 14:20

    Published on: 4 February 2017

  4. Methodology

    Rapid and sensitive point-of-care detection of Orthopoxviruses by ABICAP immunofiltration

    The rapid and reliable detection of infectious agents is one of the most challenging tasks in scenarios lacking well-equipped laboratory infrastructure, like diagnostics in rural areas of developing countries....

    Daniel Stern, Victoria A. Olson, Scott K. Smith, Marko Pietraszczyk, Lilija Miller, Peter Miethe, Brigitte G. Dorner and Andreas Nitsche

    Virology Journal 2016 13:207

    Published on: 9 December 2016

  5. Research

    Existence of various human parvovirus B19 genotypes in Chinese plasma pools: genotype 1, genotype 3, putative intergenotypic recombinant variants and new genotypes

    Human parvovirus B19 (B19V) is a frequent contaminant of blood and plasma-derived medicinal products. Three distinct genotypes of B19V have been identified. The distribution of the three B19V genotypes has bee...

    Junting Jia, Yuyuan Ma, Xiong Zhao, Chaoji Huangfu, Yadi Zhong, Chi Fang, Rui Fan, Maomin Lv and Jingang Zhang

    Virology Journal 2016 13:155

    Published on: 17 September 2016

  6. Short report

    Identification and genomic characterization of a novel species of feline anellovirus

    Here, a novel feline anellovirus strain (named FelineAV621 and GenBank no. KX262893) was detected in two cats with diarrhea. The complete genome of FelineAV621 is 2409 nt long with a G+C content of 56.67 %, in...

    Wen Zhang, Hua Wang, Yan Wang, Zhijian Liu, Jingjiao Li, Lianghua Guo, Shixing Yang, Quan Shen, Xiaoying Zhao, Li Cui and Xiuguo Hua

    Virology Journal 2016 13:146

    Published on: 27 August 2016

  7. Short report

    A novel rodent Chapparvovirus in feces of wild rats

    Chapparvovirus, a recently determined new genus in the family Parvoviridae, can infect many species of animals including bats, chickens, and pigs. Here, using viral metagenomics method, w...

    Shixing Yang, Zhijian Liu, Yan Wang, Wang Li, Xingli Fu, Yuan Lin, Quan Shen, Xiaochun Wang, Hua Wang and Wen Zhang

    Virology Journal 2016 13:133

    Published on: 29 July 2016

  8. Research

    Seroprevalence of Orthopoxvirus in rural Brazil: insights into anti-OPV immunity status and its implications for emergent zoonotic OPV

    Bovine vaccinia (BV) is a zoonosis caused by Vaccinia virus, a virus from Orthopoxvirus genus (OPV) that affects mainly cattle herds and humans in rural areas in Brazil. Because most studies have focused on outbr...

    Galileu Barbosa Costa, Lídia Teodoro Santos Augusto, Juliana Almeida Leite, Paulo César Peregrino Ferreira, Cláudio Antônio Bonjardim, Jônatas Santos Abrahão, Erna Geessien Kroon, Elizabeth Castro Moreno and Giliane de Souza Trindade

    Virology Journal 2016 13:121

    Published on: 4 July 2016

  9. Research

    Identification of a novel human papillomavirus by metagenomic analysis of vaginal swab samples from pregnant women

    The number of members in the genus Gammapapillomavirus of Family Papillomaviridae has recently been expanding most rapidly. The aim of this study was to characterize a novel human gammapapillomavirus type iden...

    Zhijian Liu, Shixing Yang, Yan Wang, Quan Shen, Yan Yang, Xutao Deng, Wen Zhang and Eric Delwart

    Virology Journal 2016 13:122

    Published on: 4 July 2016

  10. Research

    Vector competence of Aedes aegypti in transmitting Chikungunya virus: effects and implications of extrinsic incubation temperature on dissemination and infection rates

    Aedes aegypti is a competent arthropod vector of chikungunya virus (CHIKV). The rate at which the virus disseminate in the vector is limited by temperature of their environment which c...

    Sophiah Mbaika, Joel Lutomiah, Edith Chepkorir, Francis Mulwa, Christopher Khayeka-Wandabwa, Caroline Tigoi, Elijah Oyoo-Okoth, James Mutisya, Zipporah Ng’ang’a and Rosemary Sang

    Virology Journal 2016 13:114

    Published on: 29 June 2016

  11. Short report

    Molecular characterization of Orf virus in goats in Gabon, Central Africa

    Orf or contagious ecthyma is a zoonotic viral infection with a potential serious health threat for the small ruminants industry as well as humans. It is currently emerging in new territories.

    Gael D. Maganga, Anthony Relmy, Labib Bakkali-Kassimi, Barthélémy Ngoubangoye, Thierry Tsoumbou, Christiane Bouchier, Nadine N’Dilimabaka, Eric M. Leroy, Stéphan Zientara and Nicolas Berthet

    Virology Journal 2016 13:79

    Published on: 13 May 2016

  12. Short report

    Identification of OP354-like human rotavirus strains with subtype P[8]b in Ghanaian children with diarrhoea

    Rotaviruses with the P[8] genotype have been associated with majority of infections. Recent improvements in molecular diagnostics have delineated the P[8] genotype into P[8]a and P[8]b subtypes. P[8]a is the p...

    Susan Damanka, Francis E. Dennis, Chantal Agbemabiese, Belinda Lartey, Theophilus Adiku, Kofi Nyarko, Christabel C. Enweronu-Laryea, Kwamena W. Sagoe, Michael Ofori, Onike Rodrigues and George E. Armah

    Virology Journal 2016 13:69

    Published on: 22 April 2016

  13. Research

    Serine/threonine kinases 31(STK31) may be a novel cellular target gene for the HPV16 oncogene E7 with potential as a DNA hypomethylation biomarker in cervical cancer

    Cervical cancer (CC) is a leading cause of mortality in females, especially in developing countries. The two viral oncoproteins E6 and E7 mediate the oncogenic activities of high-risk human papillomavirus (hrH...

    Fu-Fen Yin, Ning Wang, Xiao-Ning Bi, Xiao Yu, Xiao-Hui Xu, You-Lin Wang, Cheng-Quan Zhao, Bing Luo and Yan-Kui Wang

    Virology Journal 2016 13:60

    Published on: 5 April 2016

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