18. Bunyavirus Infections

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén3,4,
  2. J. Paul Duff5 and
  3. Anna Meredith6
  1. Paul Heyman1,
  2. E. Paul J. Gibbs BVSc, PhD, FRCVS2 and
  3. Anna Meredith6

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch18

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Heyman, P., Gibbs, E. P. J. and Meredith, A. (2012) Bunyavirus Infections, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 3

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 4

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 5

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 6

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research Laboratory for Vector - Borne Diseases Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, Queen Astrid Military Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 2

    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

  3. 6

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442

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Keywords:

  • bunyavirus infections;
  • bunyavirus, phlebovirus, nairovirus, tospovirus and hantavirus;
  • bunyaviruses, RNA genome of negative polarity;
  • hantaviruses infections;
  • hantavirus, rodent reservoir host vector distribution;
  • rodents/insectivores, as hantavirus vectors;
  • new hantaviruses in insectivores, TPMV, HTNV, HFRS;
  • infected rodents, life-long virus shedding in saliva/urine/faeces;
  • hantavirus infection, by reverse transcription PCR;
  • RVF, mosquito-borne viral disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hantaviruses Infections

  • Rift Valley Fever

  • Crimean - Congo Haemorrhagic Fever

  • References