Lassa virus

Known as: Lassa fever virus, Lassa mammarenavirus, virus lassa 
A species of ARENAVIRUS, part of the Old World Arenaviruses (ARENAVIRUSES, OLD WORLD), and the etiologic agent of LASSA FEVER. LASSA VIRUS is a… (More)
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1970-2018
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2009
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2009
Recently, tetherin has been identified as an effective cellular factor that prevents the release of human immunodeficiency virus… (More)
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2007
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2007
With the advent of dense maps of human genetic variation, it is now possible to detect positive natural selection across the… (More)
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2006
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2006
It is known that Lassa virus Z protein is sufficient for the release of virus-like particles (VLPs) and that it has two L domains… (More)
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2002
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2002
Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) are acute infections with high case fatality rates. Important VHF agents are Ebola and Marburg… (More)
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2001
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2001
The surface glycoprotein of the Lassa virus, a member of the arenaviridae family, is synthesized as a 76-kDa precursor (GP-C… (More)
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2000
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2000
The arenavirus Lassa virus causes Lassa fever, a viral hemorrhagic fever that is endemic in the countries of Nigeria, Sierra… (More)
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1998
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1998
A peripheral membrane protein that is interactive with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) was purified from cells… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
In studies of Lassa fever in Sierra Leone, the prevalence of human antibody to Lassa virus ranged from 8% to 52%. Mastomys… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
In a study of Lassa fever in Sierra Leone, West Africa, we identified two variables associated with a high risk of death, and we… (More)
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1984
1984
Previous studies suggested that the most frequent means of transmission of Lassa virus was by either direct or indirect contact… (More)
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