Studies on overwintering of bluetongue viruses in insects.

@article{White2005StudiesOO,
  title={Studies on overwintering of bluetongue viruses in insects.},
  author={David Matthew White and William C. Wilson and Carol D. Blair and Barry J Beaty},
  journal={The Journal of general virology},
  year={2005},
  volume={86 Pt 2},
  pages={453-62}
}
Bluetongue viruses (BTVs) are economically important arboviruses that affect sheep and cattle. The overwintering mechanism of BTVs in temperate climates has eluded researchers for many years. Many arboviruses overwinter in their invertebrate vectors. To test the hypothesis that BTVs overwinter in their vertically infected insect vectors, Culicoides sonorensis larvae were collected from long-term study sites in northern Colorado, USA, and assayed for the presence of BTV RNA by nested RT-PCR… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 32 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 38 references

Vertical transmission in the culicoid vector as a possible mechanism for bluetongue virus transeasonality

  • S. Deines
  • MSc thesis,
  • 1995
Highly Influential
15 Excerpts

The molecular epidemiology of bluetongue virus in Northern Colorado

  • D. M. White
  • PhD thesis,
  • 2001
2 Excerpts

Bluetongue, sheep – Spain (Balearic Islands). OIE report: ProMED AHEAD

  • C. Griot
  • 2000
1 Excerpt

Phylogenetic relationships of bluetongue viruses based on gene S7

  • W. C. Wilson, Ma, +4 authors J. O. Mecham
  • Virus Res
  • 2000
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…