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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Emerging infectious diseases|
|State||Published - Oct 1 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases