Oropouche virus isolation, Southeast Brazil

Márcio Roberta Teixeira Nunes, Lívia Carício Martins, Sueli Guerreiro Rodrigues, Jannifer Oliveira Chiang, Raimunda Do Socorro Da Silva Azevedo, Amelia P.A. Travassos Da Rosa, Pedro Fernando Da Costa Vasconcelos

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An Oropouche virus strain was isolated from a novel host (Callithrix sp.) in Arinos, Minas Gerais State, southeastern Brazil. The virus was identified by complement fixation test and confirmed by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction. Phylogenetic analysis identified this strain as a genotype III isolate previously recognized only in Panama.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1610-1613
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Teixeira Nunes, M. R., Carício Martins, L., Guerreiro Rodrigues, S., Chiang, J. O., Da Silva Azevedo, R. D. S., Travassos Da Rosa, A. P. A., & Da Costa Vasconcelos, P. F. (2005). Oropouche virus isolation, Southeast Brazil. Emerging infectious diseases, 11(10), 1610-1613.