Coltiviruses and Seadornaviruses in North America, Europe, and Asia

  title={Coltiviruses and Seadornaviruses in North America, Europe, and Asia},
  author={Houssam Attoui and Fauziah Mohd Jaafar and Philippe de Micco and Xavier de Lamballerie},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
Coltiviruses are tickborne viruses of the genus Coltivirus. The type species, Colorado tick fever virus (from North America), has been isolated from patients with flulike syndromes, meningitis, encephalitis, and other severe complications. Another coltivirus, Eyach virus, has been isolated from ticks in France and Germany and incriminated in febrile illnesses and neurologic syndromes. Seadornaviruses are endemic in Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia and China. The prototype virus of the… CONTINUE READING