Isolation of a novel orthobunyavirus (Brazoran virus) with a 1.7 kb S segment that encodes a unique nucleocapsid protein possessing two putative functional domains.


In July, 2012 three isolations were made from mosquitoes collected in Brazoria, Orange and Montgomery counties, Texas, USA. Data from immunofluorescence testing suggested that these isolates are members of the genus Orthobunyavirus. Expanded analyses confirmed that these isolates comprise three independent isolations of the same virus; a novel… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2013.05.031