Hendra virus

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Hen·dra virus

 (hĕn′drə)
n.
A paramyxovirus that causes respiratory illness and encephalitis in humans and is transmitted primarily from horses.

[After Hendra, a suburb of Brisbane, Australia, where the first known outbreak of the virus in horses and humans occurred.]
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Relacion de cebadores consenso y degenerados para la deteccion de grupos de generos de la familia Paramyxoviridae, subfamilia Paramyxovirinae Cebador Region de aminoacidos en la Grupo detectado DNA polimerasa dependiente de RNA RES-MOR- TCI TTC TTT AGA ACI TTY GGN CAY CC Respirovirus, HEN-F1 Morbillivirus, Henipavirus RES-MOR- GCC ATA TTT TGT GGA ATA ATH ATH AAY GG Respirovirus, HEN-F2 Morbillivirus, Henipavirus RES-MOR- CTC ATT TTG TAI GTC ATY TTN GCR AA Respirovirus, HEN-R Morbillivirus, Henipavirus AVU-RUB-F1 GGT TAT CCT CAT TTI TTY GAR TGG ATH CA Avulavirus, Rubulavirus AVU-RUB-F2 ACA CTC TAT GTI GGI GAI CCN TTY AAY CC Avulavirus, Rubulavirus Cuadro 2.
Description : Epidemiology of henipavirus in horses and pigs in Sultan Kudarat, Mindanao, Philippines
The Paramyxovirinae subfamily comprises 5 genera: Rubulavirus, Respirovirus, Morbillivirus, Henipavirus, and Avulavirus.
Hey is a notifiable, zoonotic, infectious disease belonging to the genus Henipavirus and family Paramyxoviridae family of RNA viruses.
Nipah and Hendra are members of the genus Henipavirus, a new class of virus in the Paramyxoviridae family, which includes the measles and the human parainfluenza virus (HPIV, the cause of pediatric respiratory disease).
The Paramyxovirinae include the genera Parainfluenzavirus (such as Sendai virus), Rubulavirus (such as mumps in humans), Morbillivirus (such as measles in humans), and Henipavirus (such as Hendra virus).
The NIH-FIC Henipavirus group: examining the role of anthropogenic changes in the ecology and emergence of Hendra and Nipah viruses.
Current targets, in addition to Henipavirus, include Ebola and Marburg viruses, hepatitis C virus (HCV), human papilloma virus (HPV), herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and malaria.
Use of cross-reactive serological assays for detecting novel pathogens in wildlife: assessing an appropriate cutoff for henipavirus assays in African bats.
The Nipah and Hendra viruses are members of the genus Henipavirus, a new class of virus in the Paramyxoviridae family, which includes the measles and the human parainfluenza virus (HPIV) that causes pediatric respiratory disease.
The widespread evidence of henipavirus infection in Pteropus bats suggests that this virus may have co-evolved with bats and has probably been present in these areas for as long as the bats have been there.