Lujo virus

Known as: Lujo mammarenavirus 
A species of ARENAVIRUS, OLD WORLD that is the etiologic agent of acute febrile illness with hemorrhagic manifestations in Africa.
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2018
2018
Lujo virus (LUJV) has emerged as a highly fatal human pathogen. Despite its membership among the Arenaviridae, LUJV does not… (More)
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2017
2017
Lujo virus (LUJV) is an arenavirus that emerged in 2008 associated with a cluster of human cases of severe hemorrhagic fever. In… (More)
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2015
2015
The recently identified arenavirus Lujo virus (LUJV) causes fatal hemorrhagic fever in humans. We analyzed its mechanism of viral… (More)
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2015
2015
UNLABELLED To identify host factors associated with arenavirus virulence, we used a cynomolgus macaque model to evaluate the… (More)
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2014
2014
UNLABELLED Several arenaviruses are known to cause viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) in sub-Saharan Africa and South America, where… (More)
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND In 2008 a nosocomial outbreak of five cases of viral hemorrhagic fever due to a novel arenavirus, Lujo virus, occurred… (More)
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2014
2014
Lujo virus is an emerging arenavirus circulating in Southern Africa. Although to date there has only been a single outbreak of… (More)
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2012
2012
Arenaviruses are rodent-borne viruses with a bisegmented RNA genome. A genetically unique arenavirus, Lujo virus, was recently… (More)
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2012
2012
Lujo virus (LUJV) is a novel member of the Arenaviridae family that was first identified in 2008 after an outbreak of severe… (More)
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2009
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2009
Lujo virus (LUJV), a new member of the family Arenaviridae and the first hemorrhagic fever-associated arenavirus from the Old… (More)
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