Novel orthobunyavirus identified in the cerebrospinal fluid of a Ugandan child with severe encephalopathy

 

Abstract

A Ugandan child with an unexplained encephalitis was investigated using viral metagenomics. Several sequences from all segments of a novel orthobunyavirus were found. The S-segment, used for typing, showed 41% amino acid diversity to its closest relative. The virus was named Ntwetwe virus, after the hometown of the patient.

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By |2018-06-13T23:08:49+00:00June 13th, 2018|

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