Bluetongue virus

Known as: Blue Tongue Virus, Blue Tongue Viruses, Bluetongue virus group 
The type species of ORBIVIRUS causing a serious disease in sheep, especially lambs. It may also infect wild ruminants and other domestic animals.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Sheep and goats sampled in Kuwait during February 2010 were seropositive for bluetongue virus (BTV). BTV isolate KUW2010/02, from… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
The recent arrival in Northern and Western (NW) Europe of bluetongue virus (BTV), which causes the ruminant disease 'bluetongue… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Bluetongue (BT) virus, an orbivirus of the Reoviridae family encompassing 24 known serotypes, is transmitted to ruminants via… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
A novel bluetongue virus (BTV) termed Toggenburg orbivirus (TOV) was detected in goats from Switzerland by using real-time… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
After the incursion of bluetongue virus (BTV) into European Mediterranean countries in 1998, vaccination was used in an effort to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BLUETONGUE is an orbiviral disease that affects domesticated ruminant livestock, especially sheep and cattle (Erasmus 1990… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
Bluetongue, a devastating disease of ruminants, has historically made only brief, sporadic incursions into the fringes of Europe… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The structure of the core particle of bluetongue virus has been determined by X-ray crystallography at a resolution approaching 3… (More)
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1996
Review
1996
The bluetongue viruses are transmitted to ruminants in North America by Culicoides variipennis. US annual losses of approximately… (More)
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1994
Review
1994
Bluetongue (BLU) virus is transmitted from infected to susceptible ruminants by hematophagous vector midges (Culicoides species… (More)
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