Persistence of arboviruses and antiviral antibodies in vertebrate hosts: its occurrence and impacts †

@article{Kuno2001PersistenceOA,
  title={Persistence of arboviruses and antiviral antibodies in vertebrate hosts: its occurrence and impacts †},
  author={Goro Kuno},
  journal={Reviews in Medical Virology},
  year={2001},
  volume={11}
}
  • G. Kuno
  • Published 1 May 2001
  • Biology
  • Reviews in Medical Virology
The recent isolation of West Nile virus from a bird in mid‐winter in New York immediately raised, as one of a few explanations, the possibility of long‐term persistence of arboviruses in vertebrate hosts. Although it was a highly popular topic for research many years ago, generally it has since been neglected and its meaning under appreciated. This comprehensive survey of literature worldwide uncovered, contrary to the general perception that it is a rather infrequent phenomenon, a large number… 

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