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Orungo virus

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Orungo virus (ORUV) is an arbovirus of the genus Orbivirus, the subfamily Sedoreovirinae and the family Reoviridae. There are four known subtypes of Orungo virus designated Orungo-1 (ORUV-1), Orungo-2 (ORUV-2), Orungo-3 (ORUV-3), and Orungo-4 (ORUV-4).[1] It was first isolated by the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe, Uganda by Oyewale Tomori[2] and colleagues. Antibodies to the virus have been found in humans, monkeys, sheep, and cattle.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Virus Taxonomy: 2011 Release". International Committee on Virus Taxonomy. 2011. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  2. ^ Tomori, O.; Fabiyi, A.; Murphy, F. (1976-01-01). "Characterization of Orungo virus, an orbivirus from Uganda and Nigeria". Archives of Virology. 51 (4): 285–298. doi:10.1007/bf01317932. ISSN 0304-8608. PMID 973798.
  3. ^ Tomori O, Fabiyi A (Sep 1976). "Neutralizing antibodies to Orungo virus in man and animals in Nigeria". Tropical and Geographical Medicine. 28 (3): 233–8. PMID 827036.
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Orungo virus: Brief Summary

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Orungo virus (ORUV) is an arbovirus of the genus Orbivirus, the subfamily Sedoreovirinae and the family Reoviridae. There are four known subtypes of Orungo virus designated Orungo-1 (ORUV-1), Orungo-2 (ORUV-2), Orungo-3 (ORUV-3), and Orungo-4 (ORUV-4). It was first isolated by the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe, Uganda by Oyewale Tomori and colleagues. Antibodies to the virus have been found in humans, monkeys, sheep, and cattle.

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