Mercadeo Virus: A Novel Mosquito-Specific Flavivirus from Panama.

@article{Carrera2015MercadeoVA,
  title={Mercadeo Virus: A Novel Mosquito-Specific Flavivirus from Panama.},
  author={J. Carrera and H. Guzm{\'a}n and Davis Beltr{\'a}n and Y. D{\'i}az and S. L{\'o}pez-Verg{\`e}s and Rolando Torres-Cosme and V. Popov and S. Widen and T. Wood and S. Weaver and Lorenzo C{\'a}ceres-Carrera and N. Vasilakis and R. Tesh},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2015},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={
          1014-9
        }
}
Viruses in the genus Flavivirus (family Flaviviridae) include many arthropod-borne viruses of public health and veterinary importance. However, during the past two decades an explosion of novel insect-specific flaviviruses (ISFs), some closely related to vertebrate pathogens, have been discovered. Although many flavivirus pathogens of vertebrates have been isolated from naturally infected mosquitoes in Panama, ISFs have not previously been reported from the country. This report describes the… Expand
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