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Reoviruses, Orbiviruses, and Coltiviruses

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Terence S. Dermody MD Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology and Immunology1,
  2. Ulrich Desselberger MD FRCPath FRCP2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0249

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Dermody, T. S. and Desselberger, U. 2010. Reoviruses, Orbiviruses, and Coltiviruses. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Elizabeth B. Lamb Center for Pediatric Research, Nashville, TN, USA

  2. 2

    Addenbrooke's Hospital, Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction and General Classification
  • 2
    Reoviruses
  • 3
    Orbiviruses
  • 4
    Coltiviruses

Keywords:

  • reoviruses, orbiviruses, and coltiviruses;
  • reoviridae family, ten genera-orthoreovirus, rotavirus, orbivirus, coltivirus infecting insects, rodents, and humans, aquareovirus;
  • reovirus replication cycle-entirely cytoplasmic;
  • single-stranded RNA (ssRNA);
  • apoptosis induced by reovirus infection;
  • pathogenesis-the mouse model;
  • polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE);
  • orbiviruses