Molecular characterization of wild-type measles viruses in Tamil Nadu, India, during 2005–2006: relationship of genotype D8 strains from Tamil Nadu to global strains. To the Editor: O'nyong-nyong virus (ONNV) is a mosquitoborne RNA virus of the Togaviridae family. The virus was first isolated in June 1959 from serum samples from fe-brile patients in the… (More)
Three days after donation of peripheral blood stem cells to a recipient with acute myeloblastic leukemia, dengue virus was detected in the donor, who had recently traveled to Sri Lanka. Transmission to the recipient, who died 9 days after transplant, was confirmed.
To the Editor: Usutu virus (USUV) is an arthropod-borne fla-vivirus that belongs to the Japanese encephalitis serocomplex (1). USUV circulates between ornithophilic mosquito vectors (mainly Culex spp. mosquitoes) and avian amplification hosts (2). Migratory birds play a key role in the introduction of USUV into new areas (3). USUV has recently been… (More)