Molecular characterization of African orthobunyaviruses.

@article{Yandoko2007MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular characterization of African orthobunyaviruses.},
  author={E Nakoun{\'e} Yandoko and Simonetta Gribaldo and Chantal Finance and Alain E Le Faou and Bertrand Henri Rihn},
  journal={The Journal of general virology},
  year={2007},
  volume={88 Pt 6},
  pages={1761-6}
}
The genus Orthobunyavirus is composed of segmented, negative-sense RNA viruses that are responsible for mild to severe human diseases. To date, no molecular studies of bunyaviruses in the genus Orthobunyavirus from central Africa have been reported, and their classification relies on serological testing. Four new primer pairs for RT-PCR amplification and sequencing of the complete genomic small (S) RNA segments of 10 orthobunyaviruses isolated from the Central African Republic and pertaining to… CONTINUE READING

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