Divergent Barmah Forest Virus from Papua New Guinea

Caly, Leon, Horwood, Paul F., Vijaykrishna, Dhanasekaran, Lynch, Stacey, Greenhill, Andrew R., Pomat, William, Rai, Glennis, Kisa, Debbie, Bande, Grace, Druce, Julian, and Abdad, Mohammad Y. (2019) Divergent Barmah Forest Virus from Papua New Guinea. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25 (12). pp. 2266-2269.

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Abstract

We report a case of Barmah Forest virus infection in a child from Central Province, Papua New Guinea, who had no previous travel history. Genomic characterization of the virus showed divergent origin compared with viruses previously detected, supporting the hypothesis that the range of Barmah Forest virus extends beyond Australia.

Item ID: 61035
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1080-6059
Copyright Information: (C) US Department of Health and Human Services
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2020 00:11
FoR Codes: 32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3202 Clinical sciences > 320211 Infectious diseases @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920109 Infectious Diseases @ 100%
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