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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: SWINE VIRAL DISEASES PATHOGENESIS AND IMMUNOLOGY Title: Simian hemorrhagic fever virus

item Brinton, Margo -
item Faaberg, Kay

Submitted to: Taxonomy of Viruses
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: October 22, 2011
Publication Date: November 8, 2011
Citation: Brinton, M. A and Faaberg, K. S. 03. Nidovirales : 03.004. Arteriviridae: Arterivirus: Simian hemorrhagic fever virus. In: A.J. Davison, et al. (chair), Vertebrate Virus Subcommittee. International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). Available:

Technical Abstract: This book chapter describes the taxonomic classification of Simian hemorrhagic fever virus (SHFV). Included are: host, genome, classification, morphology, physicochemical and physical properties, nucleic acid, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, geographic range, phylogenetic properties, biological properties, natural host range, transmission and vector relationships, pathogenesis, clinical spectrum, epidemiology, prevention and control, and classification of host. The book will be published on-line at

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