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Rift Valley Fever Risk Map Model and Seroprevalence in Selected Wild Ungulates and Camels from Kenya
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The need to continue and expand sero-surveillance of wildlife species Kenya and elsewhere in the Horn of Africa to further calibrate and improve the RVF risk model, and better understand the dynamics of RVFV transmission is established. Expand
Dynamics of the salivary gland hypertrophy virus in laboratory colonies of Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae).
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The results of these studies allowed the initiation of colony management protocols that aim to minimize the risk of horizontal transmission and to enable the establishment of colonies with a low virus prevalence or possibly even those that are virus free. Expand
Proteomic analysis of Glossina pallidipes salivary gland hypertrophy virus virions for immune intervention in tsetse fly colonies.
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Rabbit antibodies produced in rabbits against candidate proteins involved in peroral infectivity of tsetse flies suggest that immune intervention of viral infections in colonies of G. pallidipes is a realistic option. Expand
Virology, Epidemiology and Pathology of Glossina Hytrosavirus, and Its Control Prospects in Laboratory Colonies of the Tsetse Fly, Glossina pallidipes (Diptera; Glossinidae)
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A historic chronology of the emergence and biogeography of Glossina hytrosavirus is provided, and researches on the infectomics (defined here as the functional and structural genomics and proteomics) and pathobiology of the virus are included. Expand
Prevalence and genetic variation of salivary gland hypertrophy virus in wild populations of the tsetse fly Glossina pallidipes from southern and eastern Africa.
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The current study suggests that the proposed molecular-based virus management strategies have a good prospect of working throughout eastern and southern Africa due to the low diversity of the GpSGHV strains. Expand
Comprehensive annotation of Glossina pallidipes salivary gland hypertrophy virus from Ethiopian tsetse flies: a proteogenomics approach.
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Genetic differences combined with host and environmental factors possibly explain the differential GpSGHV pathogenesis observed in different G. pallidipes colonies. Expand
Managing Hytrosavirus Infections in Glossina pallidipes Colonies: Feeding Regime Affects the Prevalence of Salivary Gland Hypertrophy Syndrome
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Data indicate that the clean feeding approach is applicable in large-scale G. pallidipes production facilities and eliminates the deleterious effects of the virus and the SGH syndrome in these colonies. Expand
Hytrosaviruses: current status and perspective.
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New data suggest incorporation of host-derived cellular proteins and lipids into mature SGHVs, and two GpSGHV strains potentially account for the differential pathologies in lab-bred tsetse. Expand
Sero-surveillance of Rift Valley fever in sheep and goat flocks in high risk areas in Kenya.
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This study confirms that the RVF-like disease that had been informally reported in the pastoralist areas of Namanga and Kajiado was actually RVF. Expand
Transgenerational Transmission of the Glossina pallidipes Hytrosavirus Depends on the Presence of a Functional Symbiome
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The data suggest that GpSGHV has co-evolved with the tsetse symbiome and that the symbionts play key roles in the virus transmission from mother to progeny and that it is unable to induce SGH+ within fully differentiated adult salivary glands. Expand
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