Genetic reassortment of Rift Valley fever virus in nature.

@article{Sall1999GeneticRO,
  title={Genetic reassortment of Rift Valley fever virus in nature.},
  author={Amadou Alpha Sall and Pablo M Zanotto and Olivier Sen{\'e} and Herv{\'e} G. Zeller and J. P. Digoutte and Yaya Thiongane and Mich{\`e}le Bouloy},
  journal={Journal of virology},
  year={1999},
  volume={73 10},
  pages={8196-200}
}
Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV), a phlebovirus of the Bunyaviridae family, is an arthropod-borne virus which emerges periodically throughout Africa, emphasizing that it poses a major threat for animal and human populations. To assess the genetic variability of RVFV, several isolates from diverse localities of Africa were investigated by means of reverse transcription-PCR followed by direct sequencing of a region of the small (S), medium (M), and large (L) genomic segments. Phylogenetic analysis… CONTINUE READING

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