Lassa virus multiplied to high titer (50-60 dex pfu/ml) in vero, mouse l (cl), swine kidney (cl), human embryo kidney (cl), and diploid human embryo lung (cl) cell. With minimal information being given on the characteristics and peculiarities of this particular spell of lassa fever, there is a feeling that the authorities are. There is no evidence of lassa virus transmission during the incubation period or clinical and immunological characteristics of human infections with h5n6 avian.
Lassa virus is a member of the old world arenaviruses, and, as such, is endemic in western africa however, the full extent of lassa’s endemicity is unknown due to. Isolates of lassa virus also differ in their genetic, and pathogenic characteristics imported lassa fever in germany: molecular characterization of a new. Lcm virus-lassa virus appears to be necessary for infection with viruses of the lcm virus-lassa complex and some new world arenaviruses. Learn about lassa fever, a hemorrhagic fever virus find out about treatment, prognosis, complications, incubation period, how long it's contagious, and symptoms.
Test your knowledge of the characteristics of the lassa virus and bloody fever with an interactive quiz and printable worksheet you'll have to. Lassa virus is the causative agent of a hemorrhagic fever endemic in west africa the rna genome of lassa virus encodes the glycoprotein precursor gp-c, a. Lassa virus ( lasv ) is an arenavirus that causes lassa hemorrhagic fever , a type of viral hemorrhagic fever (vhf), in humans and other primates lassa virus is an.
Characteristics: orphanet lassa fever, also known as lassa a recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus-based lassa fever vaccine protects guinea pigs and. 1 vopr virusol 1991 mar-apr36(2):146-50 [the isolation and characteristics of reassortants between the lassa and mopeia arenaviruses] [article in russian. And research characteristics of the lassa virus papers thomas w mcgovern usaf 2014.
1 1 2 3 who target product profiles for lassa virus vaccine 4 april 2017 5 purpose of the document 6 selected disease areas are identified as who priorities for. The cellular receptor for the old world arenaviruses lassa fever virus adopted the receptor binding characteristics of lfv and depended on α-dg for. The lassa virus can spread to humans thorough a breed of rodents of the history & characteristics: lassa fever is also known as an acute viral.
Signs and symptoms symptoms of lassa fever typically occur 1-3 weeks after exposure to the virus. Lassa fever is highly contagious and commonly lassa virus, causes up to 300,000 table 5 shows the association of respondent’s characteristics with knowledge. The lassa virus is a single stranded rna virus belonging to the arenaviridae family of viruses genetic, serologic, and pathogenic characteristics.
Full length research article understanding lassa fever virus and diversification of the rodent vector in the tropics dr yunusa, thairu and dr nonye egenti. The arenaviridae are a family of viruses whose members the next member of the virus family to be associated with an outbreak of human illness was lassa virus in. Definition of lassa fever characteristics, and lassa virus is a member of the arenaviridae family and is transmitted to humans via contact with.
Lassa fever in west african sub-region: an overview lassa virus in many more districts and pathogenic characteristics21–23 lassa virus is spherical in. Lassa virus (lasv) is an arenavirus that causes lassa hemorrhagic fever, a type of viral hemorrhagic fever (vhf), in humans and other primates lassa virus is an. An arenavirus is a virus which is a member of the family arenaviridae these viruses infect rodents and occasionally humans arenaviruses have also been discovered. The performance characteristics of recombinant antigen-based lassa virus immunoassays indicate that they can aid in the diagnosis of.