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

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  1. Research

    Transplacental transmission of torque teno virus

    TTV has been detected in almost every human tissue type or body fluid reaching near 100% prevalence. Several studies report mother-to-child postnatal transmission of TTV in infancy but the risk of transplacent...

    Elena A. Tyschik, Sophia M. Shcherbakova, Ruslan R. Ibragimov and Denis V. Rebrikov

    Virology Journal 2017 14:92

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  2. Research

    Specific and quantitative detection of Human polyomaviruses BKPyV and JCPyV in the healthy Pakistani population

    The BK Polyomavirus (BKPyV) and JC polyomavirus (JCPyV) infections are widespread in human population and have been associated with severe kidney and brain disorders, respectively. The viruses remain latent pr...

    Iqra Hussain, Fareeda Tasneem, Muhammed Umer, Ayesha Pervaiz, Muslim Raza, Muhammad Imran Arshad and Naveed Shahzad

    Virology Journal 2017 14:86

    Published on: 24 April 2017

  3. Research

    Unique LCR variations among lineages of HPV16, 18 and 45 isolates from women with normal cervical cytology in Ghana

    In addition to being useful for classification, sequence variations of human Papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes have been implicated in differential oncogenic potential and a differential association with the diff...

    Adolf K. Awua, Richard M. K. Adanu, Edwin K. Wiredu, Edwin A. Afari, Vanessa A. Zubuch, Richard H. Asmah and Alberto Severini

    Virology Journal 2017 14:85

    Published on: 21 April 2017

  4. Research

    Study of SV40 large T antigen nucleotide specificity for DNA unwinding

    Simian Virus 40 (SV40) Large Tumor Antigen (LT) is an essential enzyme that plays a vital role in viral DNA replication in mammalian cells. As a replicative helicase and initiator, LT assembles as a double-hex...

    Damian Wang, Ana Lucia Álvarez-Cabrera and Xiaojiang S. Chen

    Virology Journal 2017 14:79

    Published on: 14 April 2017

  5. Research

    Evaluation of the performance of Human Papillomavirus testing in paired urine and clinician-collected cervical samples among women aged over 30 years in Bhutan

    Urine sampling may offer a less invasive solution than cervical sampling to test for human papillomavirus (HPV) for HPV vaccine impact monitoring.

    Ugyen Tshomo, Silvia Franceschi, Tshokey Tshokey, Tashi Tobgay, Iacopo Baussano, Vanessa Tenet, Peter J. F. Snijders, Tarik Gheit, Massimo Tommasino, Alex Vorsters and Gary M. Clifford

    Virology Journal 2017 14:74

    Published on: 8 April 2017

  6. Research

    HPV16-E2 protein modifies self-renewal and differentiation rate in progenitor cells of human immortalized keratinocytes

    Cervical cancer is the fourth cause of death worldwide by cancer in women and is a disease associated to persistent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), particularly from two high-risk types HPV16 and 18...

    Victoria Domínguez-Catzín, Alicia-María Reveles-Espinoza, Janet Sánchez-Ramos, Raúl Cruz-Cadena, Diana Lemus-Hernández and Efraín Garrido

    Virology Journal 2017 14:65

    Published on: 3 April 2017

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

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