*  Lassa virus | CEPI
Lassa virus belongs to the Arenaviridae family and causes Lassa fever, also known as Lassa haemorrhagic fever (LHF). It is a ... Lassa fever is a zoonotic disease, meaning it passes from animals to humans. The natural host of Lassa virus is the rodent ... Lassa virus can pass from person to person via bodily fluids, and can spread in healthcare settings if suitable precautions are ... Lassa virus was identified in 1969 after the death of two missionary nuns in Nigeria. ...
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*  Med-Chemist: Investigational antiviral drug effectively treats Lassa virus infection in guinea pigs
Favipiravir is active against influenza viruses, West Nile virus, yellow fever virus, foot-and-mouth disease virus as well as ... Labels: also known as T-705 or Avigan, Favipiravir, RNA viruses.Lassa virus infection in guinea pigs ... Two days after infecting groups of guinea pigs with a lethal dose of Lassa virus, the scientists treated the rodents daily for ... 12, 2015, in Scientific Reports, favipiravir not only effectively treated guinea pigs infected with Lassa virus, it also worked ...
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*  CHIMERAS: May 2014
One day I read Fever by John Fuller, an account of the outbreak of Lassa virus in Nigeria. This got me hooked on viruses. I was ... What prompted you to start a blog about viruses? Did you ever think, "Nobody cares about viruses"? VR: I doubt I'm the first ... About 15% of all cancers worldwide are caused by infectious pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, or parasites [1]. Viruses that ... emerging infections like Lassa and ebola, and of course influenza. I knew I could captivate with stories about viruses. The ...
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*  Lassa virus
LASSA (VIRUS) - LASSA VIRUS Le virus Lassa a été identifié pour la première fois en janvier février 1969 au Nigeria: à la suite ... Lassa virus - n a single stranded RNA virus of the genus Arenavirus (species Lassa virus) that causes Lassa fever * * * an ... Lassa fever - Taxobox , color = violet name = Lassa virus image width = 200 px image caption = TEM micrograph of Lassa virus ... Lassa virus - noun the RNA virus that causes Lassa fever • Hypernyms: ↑arenavirus • Member Holonyms: ↑Arenaviridae … Useful ...
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*  X-Ray research paves the way for Lassa Fever Vaccine - Healthcanal.com : Healthcanal.com
Lassa virus represents a family of viruses - arenaviruses - whose natural hosts are rodents and which cause hemorrhagic fevers ... Lassa virus infects between 100,000 and 300,000 people every year in West Africa, with an estimated 5,000 deaths according to ... What they learned was that Lassa virus NP has the ability to chew up RNA, one of the viral components that usually trigger ... It had been known that the nucleoprotein (NP) of Lassa virus has an essential role to play in immune suppression in sufferers ...
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Christian Happi, has claimed that Yoruba people, by the make-up of their genes, are immune to Lassa virus that causes Lassa ... Yoruba People Are Genetically Resistant To Lassa Fever, Nigerian Professor Claims. February 8, 2016. Naijavital ...
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*  Eurosurveillance | A fatal case of Lassa fever in London, January 2009
Risk assessment of 328 healthcare contacts with potential direct exposure to Lassa virus - through contact with the case or ... the eleventh case of Lassa fever imported to the United Kingdom was diagnosed in London. ... Risk assessment of 328 healthcare contacts with potential direct exposure to Lassa virus - through contact with the case or ... A fatal case of Lassa fever in London, January 2009 * A Kitching1,2, S Addiman3, S Cathcart3, L Bishop2, D Krahé4, M Nicholas4 ...
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*  Katrin Schlie, PhD - BC Cancer Agency Research Website
Characterization of Lassa virus glycoprotein oligomerization and influence of cholesterol on virus replication. J Virol. 84(2): ... Schlie K, Maisa A, Freiberg F, Groseth A, Strecker T, Garten W. Viral protein determinants of Lassa virus entry and release ... Schlie K, Strecker T, Garten W. Maturation cleavage within the ectodomain of Lassa virus glycoprotein relies on stabilization ...
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*  Effort extended in fight against Lassa virus | BioPrepWatch
We will derive a diverse set of monoclonal antibodies from patients infected with Lassa virus, which causes Lassa fever. These ... Effort extended in fight against Lassa virus Tuesday, Feb 9, 2010 @ 6:54pm by Nick Rees ... 15,224,927 by the National Institutes of Health for the expanded study of Lassa virus, which is classified as a Bio Safety ... and could play a role in treatment or prevention of this illness in areas of West Africa where Lassa fever is common.'. Lassa ...
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*  Structure uncovered for Lassa virus glycoprotein - Infectious Disease Hub
Researchers have uncovered structural and functional details of a key Lassa virus protein; this new information may aid the ... Lassa virus only possesses one antigen on its viral surface - the Lassa glycoprotein precursor complex (GPC) - which is known ... Lassa virus, a member of the arenavirus family, is endemic to Africa and is spread via rodents and their feces. It's estimated ... A 10-year project studying Lassa virus has uncovered both structural and functional details of a crucial viral protein. The ...
  https://www.id-hub.com/2017/06/05/structure-uncovered-lassa-virus-glycoprotein/
*  Lassa virus-like particles displaying all major immunological determinants as a vaccine candidate for Lassa hemorrhagic fever |...
Lassa virus, a member of the Arenaviridae family, is the etiologic agent of Lassa fever, which is an acute and often fatal ... Lassa virus-like particles displaying all major immunological determinants as a vaccine candidate for Lassa hemorrhagic fever. ... Lassa virus-like particles were generated to contain the major immunological determinants of the virus, resembled native ... Clegg JC, Lloyd G: Vaccinia recombinant expressing Lassa-virus internal nucleocapsid protein protects guinea pigs against Lassa ...
  https://virologyj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1743-422X-7-279
*  The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene | Lassa Fever, a New Virus Disease of Man from West Africa
... virus. Lassa virus was isolated from urine of infected mice as late as 83 days after inoculation. Multiplication of Lassa virus ... Lassa virus has been compared with and found distinct from numerous arboviruses and other viruses. By complement-fixation test ... When newborn and adult mice were inoculated intracerebrally with Lassa virus, complement-fixing and neutralizing antibodies ... Filtration studies indicate a diameter of the virus between 70 and 150 mµ. The 14 isolates, insofar as studied, are ...
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*  Antiviral favipiravir successfully treats Lassa virus in guinea pigs | EurekAlert! Science News
... effectively treated Lassa virus infection in guinea pigs, according to a new study from NIH scientists and colleagues. ... an investigational antiviral drug currently being tested in West Africa as a treatment for Ebola virus disease, ... ARTICLE: D Safronetz et al. The broad-spectrum antiviral favipiravir protects guinea pigs from lethal Lassa virus infection ... Two days after infecting groups of guinea pigs with a lethal dose of Lassa virus, the scientists treated the rodents daily for ...
  https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-10/nioa-afs101315.php
*  Effect of storage temperature on the stability of Lassa virus complement fixing antigen*
Tomori, O. (‎1980)‎. Effect of storage temperature on the stability of Lassa virus complement fixing antigen*. Bulletin of the ... Effect of storage temperature on the stability of Lassa virus complement fixing antigen*. ...
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*  Lassa virus - Wikipedia
The life cycle of Lassa virus is similar to the Old World arenaviruses. Lassa virus enters the cell by the receptor-mediated ... Currently there is no US licensed vaccine for humans against the Lassa virus. Evaluation of Lassa virus vaccine immunogenicity ... The well-known Lassa fever is mostly caused by the Lassa virus. The symptoms include flu-like illness characterized by fever, ... Lassa virus (LASV) is an arenavirus that causes Lassa hemorrhagic fever, a type of viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF), in humans and ...
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*  Table - Detection of Lassa Virus, Mali - Volume 16, Number 7-July 2010 - Emerging Infectious Disease journal - CDC
We report the isolation and genetic characterization of Lassa virus from an area previously unknown for Lassa fever. ... where in 2009 a British citizen probably contracted a lethal Lassa virus infection. ... To determine whether Lassa virus was circulating in southern Mali, we tested samples from small mammals from 3 villages, ... Detection of Lassa Virus, Mali David Safronetz, Job E. Lopez, Nafomon Sogoba, Sékou F. Traore', Sandra J. Raffel, Elizabeth R. ...
  https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/16/7/10-0146-t1
*  Z - RING finger protein Z - Lassa virus (strain Mouse/Sierra Leone/Josiah/1976) (LASV) - Z gene & protein
The budding of the virus progeny occurs after association of protein Z with the viral glycoprotein complex SSP-GP1-GP2 at the ... Expressed late in the virus life cycle, it acts as an inhibitor of viral transcription and RNA synthesis by interacting with ... Lassa mammarenavirus. Lassa virus (strain Mouse/Sierra Leone/Josiah/1976) (LASV). Lunk virus NKS-1. Rat arenavirus 1. ... "Lassa virus Z protein is a matrix protein and sufficient for the release of virus-like particles.". Strecker T., Eichler R., ...
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*  Vaccines | Free Full-Text | Enhanced Efficacy of a Codon-Optimized DNA Vaccine Encoding the Glycoprotein Precursor Gene of...
Unlike the pilot study where neutralizing titers were not detected until after virus challenge, modest neutralizing titers were ... Lassa virus (LASV) causes a severe, often fatal, hemorrhagic fever endemic to West Africa. Presently, there are no FDA-licensed ... Protection of rhesus monkeys from fatal Lassa fever by vaccination with a recombinant vaccinia virus containing the Lassa virus ... Lassa virus-like particles displaying all major immunological determinants as a vaccine candidate for Lassa hemorrhagic fever. ...
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*  Welcome to CDC stacks | Lassa Virus Seroprevalence in Sibirilia Commune, Bougouni District, Southern Mali - 38730 | Emerging...
Lassa Fever Lassa Virus Seroprevalence Lassa Virus Seroprevalence In Sibirilia Commune, Bougouni District, Southern Mali ... Lassa virus (LASV) is endemic to several nations in West Africa. In Mali, LASV was unknown until an exported case of Lassa ... Despite increased awareness, to date only a single case of Lassa fever has been confirmed in Mali. We conducted a survey to ... These findings confirm human LASV exposure in Mali and suggest that LASV infection/Lassa fever is a potential public health ...
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*  Lassa Virus Essay Research Paper The Lassa
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*  What Is Microbiology - Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy - Medicalrealm
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy is caused by JC virus which is a human polyomavirus. The present of JC virus ... What Is Microbiology - Lassa Fever * What Is Microbiology - Blastomycosis * What Is Microbiology - Candidiasis ... JC virus will be spread and establish a latent infection in lungs, kidney and lymphoid organs. The latent infection will be ... JC virus will attach to the serotonin receptor on oligodendrocytes (myelin producing cells) which lead to lytic infection.. ...
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Giant Viruses May Have Played Important Role in Evolution of Life2018-02-14 14:03:19. Dr. Albert Erives, a biologist at the ... Death Toll Rises in Nigerian Outbreak: What Is Lassa Fever?2018-02-16 03:51:00. Around 40 people have died in an outbreak of ... Lassa fever in Nigeria, according to news reports. * How 5,000 Pencil-Size Robots May Solve the Mysteries of the Universe2018- ... University of Iowa, has identified a virus family whose set of genes is similar to that of eukaryotes, an organi ...
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*  UK EBOLA NURSE ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL FOR THE THIRD TIME IN MEDICAL PUZZLE | Eugenics and pandemics
In October she was readmitted for a second time to a special hospital after the Ebola virus allegedly caused her to develop ... In October she was readmitted for a second time to a special hospital after the Ebola virus allegedly caused her to develop ... Lassa fever death toll in Nigeria reaches 30 *. Top Posts. * The Rothschilds sell historic estate in Austria. Decamping before ... is being transferred to the Royal Free hospital due to a late complication from her previous infection by the Ebola virus. She ...
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Currently, Nigeria is faced with the worst hit of Lassa fever since the discovery of the virus in Nigeria in 1969.… https://t. ...
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