Viruses

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Schmallenberg virus's default image Schmallenberg virus (SBV) infects domestic animals such as cattle, sheep and goats, but has also been found in bison, moose, alpacas, buffalos and deer. It was first isolated in 2011, and identified as a novel virus from the Bunyaviridae...
Semliki Forest virus (SFV) infects humans, mosquitoes, wild birds, rodents, domestic animals and primates. It belongs to the family Togaviridae genus Alphavirus and has multiple strains, some of which are virulent (such as L10, V13, and Osterrieth) and...
Sheep and goat pox virus's default image The sheeppox virus (SPPV) and goatpox virus (GTPV) are contagious viral skin diseases of sheep and goats. They are members of the Poxviridae , genus Capripoxvirus and were believed to be strains of the same virus, but genetic sequencing...
Swine influenza (SI) viruses infect a wide range of hosts, but are endemic in pigs. SI viruses are members of the family Orthmyxoviridae , and fall into the Type A and C categories. These are subdivided into categories (strains) depending...
Swine vesicular disease virus's default image Swine vesicular disease virus (SVDV) infects only swine. It belongs to the genus Enterovirus , in the family Picornaviridae . Virulence of the different strains can vary. SVDV is an enveloped virus containing a capsid and single stranded RNA genome...

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