Indication of Cross-Species Transmission of Astrovirus Associated with Encephalitis in Sheep and Cattle.

Boujon, Céline; Koch, Michel Christoph; Wüthrich, Daniel; Werder, Simea; Jakupovic, Dennis; Bruggmann, Rémy; Seuberlich, Torsten (2017). Indication of Cross-Species Transmission of Astrovirus Associated with Encephalitis in Sheep and Cattle. Emerging infectious diseases, 23(9), pp. 1604-1608. U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases 10.3201/eid2309.170168

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We report the identification of a neurotropic astrovirus associated with encephalitis in a sheep. This virus is genetically almost identical to an astrovirus recently described in neurologically diseased cattle. The similarity indicates that astroviruses of the same genotype may cause encephalitis in different species.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

05 Veterinary Medicine > Research Foci > NeuroCenter
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health (DCR-VPH) > Experimental Clinical Research
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health (DCR-VPH)
08 Faculty of Science > Department of Biology > Bioinformatics

Graduate School:

Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (GCB)

UniBE Contributor:

Boujon, Céline; Koch, Michel Christoph; Wüthrich, Daniel; Werder, Simea; Bruggmann, Rémy and Seuberlich, Torsten

Subjects:

500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology
600 Technology > 630 Agriculture

ISSN:

1080-6040

Publisher:

U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases

Language:

English

Submitter:

Céline Boujon

Date Deposited:

18 Apr 2018 10:16

Last Modified:

06 Jun 2018 11:20

Publisher DOI:

10.3201/eid2309.170168

PubMed ID:

28820378

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Astroviridae astrovirus cattle cross-species transmission enteric infections meningitis/encephalitis metagenomics neurology ruminants sheep viruses zoonoses

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.109015

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/109015

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