Evolutionary and molecular analysis of the emergent severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus

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Lam, Tommy Tsan-Yuk; Liu, Wei; Bowden, Thomas A.; Cui, Ning; Zhuang, Lu; Liu, Kun; Zhang, Yao-Yun; Cao, Wu-Chun; Pybus, Oliver G.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Epidemics,volume 5,issue 1,pages1-10 (issn: 1755-4365, eissn: 1878-0067)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2012.09.002, pmc: PMC4330987
  • Subject: Nucleoprotein structure | Phylogenetic | Infectious Diseases | Microbiology | Phlebovirus | Evolution | Article | Epidemiology | Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome | Tick-borne disease | Virology | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health | Parasitology

In 2009, a novel Bunyavirus, called severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus (SFTSV) was identified in the vicinity of Huaiyangshan, China. Clinical symptoms of this zoonotic virus included severe fever, thrombocytopenia, and leukocytopenia, with a mortality ra... View more
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