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Title: ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Peribunyaviridae

item HUGHES, HOLLY - Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC) - United States
item Adkins, Scott
item ALKHOVSKY, SERGEY - Ivanovski Virology Institute
item BEER, MARTIN - Friedrich-Loeffler-institut
item BLAIR, CAROL - Colorado State University
item CALISHER, CHARLES - Colorado State University
item DREBOT, MIKE - Public Health Agency Of Canada
item LAMBERT, AMY - Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC) - United States
item MARCIEL DE SOUZA, WILLIAM - Universidade De Campinas (UNICAMP)
item MARKLEWITZ, MARCO - Institute Of Virology - Charité – Universitätsmedizin
item NUNES, MÁRCIO R. - Evandro Chagas Institute
item SHÍ, XIAOHÓNG - University Of Glasgow
item CONSORTIUM, ICTV REPORT - International Committee On Taxonomy Of Viruses

Submitted to: Journal of General Virology
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/18/2019
Publication Date: 1/1/2020
Citation: Hughes, H.R., Adkins, S.T., Alkhovsky, S.V., Beer, M., Blair, C.D., Calisher, C.H., Drebot, M., Lambert, A.J., Marciel De Souza, W., Marklewitz, M., Nunes, M.T., Shí, X., ICTV Consortium. 2020. ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Peribunyaviridae. Journal of General Virology. 101:1-2.

Interpretive Summary: This is a summary of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) report on the taxonomy of the Peribunyaviridae. This is a family of arthropod- and/or vertebrate-infecting viruses. Infections can result in a diversity of human and veterinary disease. This article presents a timely update of the latest taxonomic changes for virologists in research and regulatory environments.

Technical Abstract: Peribunyaviruses are enveloped and possess three distinct, single-stranded, negative sense RNA segments with a combined length of approximately 11.2-12.5 kb. Four globally distributed genera (Orthobunyavirus, Herbevirus, Pacuivirus, and Shangavirus) comprise the family Peribunyaviridae. Most peribunyaviruses are maintained in a vertebrate-arthropod transmission cycle that can include transovarial transmission within the arthropod. Others are considered as arthropod-specific viruses that are not capable of infecting vertebrates.