A novel coronavirus associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome.
- T. Ksiazek, D. Erdman, L. Anderson
- Medicine, BiologyNew England Journal of Medicine
- 15 May 2003
A novel coronavirus is associated with this outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome, and the evidence indicates that this virus has an etiologic role in SARS.
Characterization of a Novel Coronavirus Associated with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
- P. Rota, M. Oberste, W. Bellini
- Biology, MedicineScience
- 30 May 2003
Phylogenetic analyses and sequence comparisons showed that SARS-CoV is not closelyrelated to any of the previouslycharacterized coronaviruses.
Chloroquine is a potent inhibitor of SARS coronavirus infection and spread
- M. Vincent, É. Bergeron, S. Nichol
- Biology, MedicineVirology Journal
- 22 August 2005
Chloroquine is effective in preventing the spread of SARS CoV in cell culture and the indirect immunofluorescence assay described herein represents a simple and rapid method for screening SARS-CoV antiviral compounds.
Genetic identification of a hantavirus associated with an outbreak of acute respiratory illness.
- S. Nichol, C. Spiropoulou, C. Peters
- Medicine, BiologyScience
- 5 November 1993
A mysterious respiratory illness with high mortality was recently reported in the southwestern United States and nucleotide sequence analysis revealed the associated virus to be a new hantavirus and provided a direct genetic link between infection in patients and rodents.
Nipah virus: a recently emergent deadly paramyxovirus.
- K. Chua, W. Bellini, B. Mahy
- Medicine, BiologyScience
- 26 May 2000
Electron microscopic, serologic, and genetic studies indicate that the Nipah virus belongs to the family Paramyxoviridae and is most closely related to the recently discovered Hendra virus, and it is suggested that these two viruses are representative of a new genus within the familyparamyxviridae.
Multiple Ebola Virus Transmission Events and Rapid Decline of Central African Wildlife
- E. Leroy, P. Rouquet, P. Rollin
- 16 January 2004
Recovered carcasses were infected by a variety of Ebola strains, suggesting that Ebola outbreaks in great apes result from multiple virus introductions from the natural host.
Nipah Virus-associated Encephalitis Outbreak, Siliguri, India
- M. Chadha, J. A. Comer, A. Mishra
- Biology, MedicineEmerging Infectious Diseases
- 1 February 2006
Nipah virus, not previously detected in India, caused an outbreak of febrile encephalitis in West Bengal, leading to an investigation into how the virus spread in the state.
Newly Discovered Ebola Virus Associated with Hemorrhagic Fever Outbreak in Uganda
- J. Towner, Tara K Sealy, S. Nichol
- Medicine, BiologyPLoS Pathogens
- 1 November 2008
Due to the sequence divergence of this new virus relative to all previously recognized ebolaviruses, these findings have important implications for design of future diagnostic assays to monitor Ebola HF disease in humans and animals, and ongoing efforts to develop effective antivirals and vaccines.
A new phlebovirus associated with severe febrile illness in Missouri.
- L. McMullan, S. Folk, S. Nichol
- MedicineNew England Journal of Medicine
- 29 August 2012
A phlebovirus, which is novel in the Americas, is the cause of this clinical syndrome, and Koch's postulates have not been completely fulfilled.
Nipah virus infection: pathology and pathogenesis of an emerging paramyxoviral zoonosis.