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New filovirus disease classification and nomenclature.

Nat Rev Microbiol 2019 May;17(5):261-263

World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41579-019-0187-4DOI Listing
May 2019

High seroconversion rate to Rift Valley fever virus in cattle and goats in far northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, in the absence of reported outbreaks.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019 May 3;13(5):e0007296. Epub 2019 May 3.

Epidemiology Section, Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, Gauteng, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007296DOI Listing
May 2019

Phylogenetic Characterization of the Palyam Serogroup Orbiviruses.

Viruses 2019 May 16;11(5). Epub 2019 May 16.

Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v11050446DOI Listing
May 2019

Mosquito-borne arboviruses of African origin: review of key viruses and vectors.

Parasit Vectors 2018 01 9;11(1):29. Epub 2018 Jan 9.

Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2559-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5759361PMC
January 2018

Genome Sequences of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Strains Isolated in South Africa, Namibia, and Turkey.

Genome Announc 2017 Oct 19;5(42). Epub 2017 Oct 19.

Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.01060-17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5646394PMC
October 2017

Ecology of Filoviruses.

Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 2017;411:23-61

Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd. Ne, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/82_2017_10DOI Listing
January 2017

Clinical features and patient management of Lujo hemorrhagic fever.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 13;8(11):e3233. Epub 2014 Nov 13.

Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003233DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4230886PMC
May 2016

Genome sequence analysis of in vitro and in vivo phenotypes of Bunyamwera and Ngari virus isolates from northern Kenya.

PLoS One 2014 25;9(8):e105446. Epub 2014 Aug 25.

Human Health Division, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya; Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya; Division of Emerging Infectious Disease, United States Army Medical Research Unit, Nairobi, Kenya.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0105446PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4143288PMC
May 2015

Comparative analysis of the L, M, and S RNA segments of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus isolates from southern Africa.

J Med Virol 2015 May 18;87(5):717-24. Epub 2015 Feb 18.

Department of Medical Microbiology and Virology, National Health Laboratory Service/University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.24079DOI Listing
May 2015

Orthobunyavirus antibodies among humans in selected parts of the Rift Valley and northeastern Kenya.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2015 May;15(5):329-32

1Human Health Division, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2014.1760DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4666525PMC
May 2015

Vector Competence of Selected Mosquito Species in Kenya for Ngari and Bunyamwera Viruses.

J Med Entomol 2014 Nov 1;51(6):1248-53. Epub 2014 Nov 1.

Human Health Division, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Nairobi, Kenya. Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Nairobi, Kenya. Division of Emerging Infectious Disease, United States Army Medical Research Unit, Nairobi, Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/ME14063DOI Listing
November 2014

Filovirus RefSeq entries: evaluation and selection of filovirus type variants, type sequences, and names.

Viruses 2014 Sep 26;6(9):3663-82. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

IViral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v6093663DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4189044PMC
September 2014

Macroarray assay for differential diagnosis of meningoencephalitis in southern Africa.

J Clin Virol 2014 May 14;60(1):50-6. Epub 2014 Feb 14.

Zoonoses Research Unit, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2014.02.001DOI Listing
May 2014

Molecular evolution of viruses of the family Filoviridae based on 97 whole-genome sequences.

J Virol 2013 Mar 19;87(5):2608-16. Epub 2012 Dec 19.

Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JVI.03118-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3571414PMC
March 2013

Retrospective genetic characterisation of Encephalomyocarditis viruses from African elephant and swine recovers two distinct lineages in South Africa.

Vet Microbiol 2013 Feb 1;162(1):23-31. Epub 2012 Sep 1.

Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X20, Hatfield, Pretoria 0028, South Africa.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S037811351200459
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2012.08.008DOI Listing
February 2013

Bacterial expression of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus nucleoprotein and its evaluation as a diagnostic reagent in an indirect ELISA.

J Virol Methods 2012 Jan 5;179(1):70-6. Epub 2011 Oct 5.

Department of Medical Microbiology and Virology, National Health Laboratory Services Universitas and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, P. O. Box 339, Bloemfontein 9300, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2011.09.023DOI Listing
January 2012

Molecular epidemiology of Rift Valley fever virus.

Emerg Infect Dis 2011 Dec;17(12):2270-6

National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Service, Sandringham, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1712.111035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3311189PMC
December 2011

Epidemiology of human rabies in South Africa, 1983-2007.

Virus Res 2011 Jan 29;155(1):283-90. Epub 2010 Oct 29.

Special Pathogens, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2010.10.023DOI Listing
January 2011

A Simple-Probe real-time PCR assay for genotyping reassorted and non-reassorted isolates of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in southern Africa.

J Virol Methods 2010 Oct 25;169(1):34-8. Epub 2010 Jun 25.

Department of Biotechnology, University of Johannesburg, PO Box 17011, Doornfontein 2028, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2010.06.010DOI Listing
October 2010

West Nile virus lineage 2 as a cause of zoonotic neurological disease in humans and horses in southern Africa.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2010 Oct;10(7):659-64

Department of Medical Virology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2009.0230DOI Listing
October 2010

Recombinant nucleocapsid-based ELISA for detection of IgG antibody to Rift Valley fever virus in African buffalo.

Vet Microbiol 2008 Feb 17;127(1-2):21-8. Epub 2007 Aug 17.

Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Sandringham 2131, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2007.07.031DOI Listing
February 2008

Validation of an indirect ELISA based on a recombinant nucleocapsid protein of Rift Valley fever virus for the detection of IgG antibody in humans.

J Virol Methods 2007 Dec 23;146(1-2):119-24. Epub 2007 Jul 23.

Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Sandringham 2131, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2007.06.006DOI Listing
December 2007

Morbidity and mortality of wild animals in relation to outbreaks of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Gabon, 1994-2003.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2007 Jan 28;101(1):64-78. Epub 2006 Sep 28.

Institute for Research in Tropical Ecology, Makokou, Gabon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2006.07.002DOI Listing
January 2007

Rapid molecular strategy for filovirus detection and characterization.

J Clin Microbiol 2007 Jan 1;45(1):224-6. Epub 2006 Nov 1.

Jerome L. and Dawn Greene Infectious Disease Laboratory, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01893-06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1828965PMC
January 2007

Fruit bats as reservoirs of Ebola virus.

Nature 2005 Dec;438(7068):575-6

Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, BP 769 Franceville, Gabon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/438575aDOI Listing
December 2005

Gene expression in mice infected with West Nile virus strains of different neurovirulence.

Virology 2005 Nov 24;342(1):119-40. Epub 2005 Aug 24.

Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2005.07.013DOI Listing
November 2005

An inhibition enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of antibody to Rift Valley fever virus in humans, domestic and wild ruminants.

J Virol Methods 2005 Jul 11;127(1):10-8. Epub 2005 Apr 11.

Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2005.02.008DOI Listing
July 2005

Validation of IgG-sandwich and IgM-capture ELISA for the detection of antibody to Rift Valley fever virus in humans.

J Virol Methods 2005 Mar 12;124(1-2):173-81. Epub 2005 Jan 12.

Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Sandringham 2131, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2004.11.020DOI Listing
March 2005

Low seroprevalence of IgG antibodies to Ebola virus in an epidemic zone: Ogooué-Ivindo region, Northeastern Gabon, 1997.

J Infect Dis 2005 Mar 8;191(6):964-8. Epub 2005 Feb 8.

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/427994DOI Listing
March 2005

Phylogenetic evidence of widespread distribution of genotype 3 JC virus in Africa and identification of a type 7 isolate in an African AIDS patient.

J Gen Virol 2004 Aug;85(Pt 8):2215-9

Special Pathogen Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/vir.0.80027-0DOI Listing
August 2004

Identification of a new strain of hepatitis E virus from an outbreak in Namibia in 1995.

J Gen Virol 2004 Jan;85(Pt 1):89-95

Department of Medical Virology, University of Witwatersrand, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/vir.0.19587-0DOI Listing
January 2004

Multiple Ebola virus transmission events and rapid decline of central African wildlife.

Science 2004 Jan;303(5656):387-90

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, UR034, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, BP 769 Franceville, Gabon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1092528DOI Listing
January 2004

IgG-sandwich and IgM-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of antibody to Rift Valley fever virus in domestic ruminants.

J Virol Methods 2003 Nov;113(2):103-12

Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa.

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November 2003

Phylogenetic relationships of southern African West Nile virus isolates.

Emerg Infect Dis 2002 Aug;8(8):820-6

National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Sandringham, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2732512PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid0805.020027DOI Listing
August 2002