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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Simian hemorrhagic fever virus

item Brinton, Margo
item Faaberg, Kay

Submitted to: Taxonomy of Viruses
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 10/22/2011
Publication Date: 11/8/2011
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:

Interpretive Summary:

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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