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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 107, No. 3, 2012, pp. 424-428
Bioline Code: oc12061
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 107, No. 3, 2012, pp. 424-428

 en Detection of the first incidence of Akodon paranaensis check for this species in other resources naturally infected with the Jabora virus strain (Hantavirus) in Brazil
de Oliveira, Renata Carvalho; Guterres, Alexandro; Schrago, Carlos Guerra; Fernandes, Jorlan; Teixeira, Bernardo Rodrigues; Zeccer, Suzana; Bonvicino, Cibele R; D’Andrea, Paulo Sérgio & de Lemos, Elba Regina Sampaio


We characterised hantaviruses circulating in different Akodon rodent species collected in midwestern Santa Catarina (SC), southern Brazil, where the Jabora hantavirus (JABV) strain was first identified in Akodon montensis check for this species in other resources . Genetic and phylogenetic analyses based on a partial S segment indicated that, in SC, Akodon paranaensis check for this species in other resources and A. montensis carried the same type of hantavirus. Additionally, we conducted the first genomic characterisation of the complete S segment from the Brazilian JABV strain. This is the first report of A. paranaensis infected with the JABV.

phylogenetic analyses - rodents - hantavirus - Santa Catarina

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