A novel mosquito-borne reassortant orbivirus isolated from Xishuangbanna, China

@article{Xing2016ANM,
  title={A novel mosquito-borne reassortant orbivirus isolated from Xishuangbanna, China},
  author={Shaozhen Xing and Xiao-fang Guo and Xianglilan Zhang and Qiu-min Zhao and Lingli Li and Shu-qing Zuo and Xiaoping An and Guangqian Pei and Qiang Sun and Shi Dan Cheng and Yunfei Wang and Hang Fan and Zhiqiang Mi and Yong Huang and Zhiyi Zhang and Hongning Zhou and Jiu-song Zhang and Yigang Tong},
  journal={Virologica Sinica},
  year={2016},
  volume={32},
  pages={159-162}
}
The genus Orbivirus, within the family Reoviridae, includes 22 virus species (King et al., 2011). They are distributed globally, but are particularly prevalent in Europe, Asia, and Africa. In addition, they can be transmitted by ticks or other hematophagous insect vectors, including Culicoides, mosquitoes, and sandflies (Belaganahalli et al., 2015). Orbiviruses contain double-stranded RNA as their genetic material, which includes 10 segments (S1–S10) of various lengths. Owing to this segmented… CONTINUE READING