Venter, Marietjie; Human, Stacey; Van Niekerk, Stephanie; Williams, J.H. (June Heather); Van Eeden, Charmaine; Freeman, Frank(Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011-08)
In 2010, lineage 1 West Nile virus was detected in
South Africa in the brain of a pregnant mare that succumbed
to neurologic disease and in her aborted fetus, suggesting
an association with abortion in horses. All West ...
Shuni virus (SHUV), a member of the genus
Orthobunyavirus, has in a recent study been associated
with neurological disease in horses in South Africa. After
its first isolation in 1966 from an asymptomatic bovine,
Van Eeden, Charmaine; Zaayman, Dewald; Venter, Marietjie(Elsevier, 2014-01)
Recently Shuni virus (SHUV) has been identified in clinical cases of neurological disease in horses in South
Africa. Being that it was one of the less recognized orthobunyaviruses, with limited clinical descriptions
Pearce, Michael C.; Venter, Marietjie; Schouwstra, Tjitske; Van Eeden, Charmaine; Jansen van Vuren, Petrus; Paweska, Janusz Tadeusz; Liu, Bo; Du Plessis, Arrie(OpenJournals Publishing, 2013-11-21)
Lineage 2 West Nile virus (WNV) strains are endemic in South Africa and cause severe neurological disease in horses. An inactivated lineage 1 vaccine, Duvaxyn WNV, protects mice against challenge with a neuroinvasive South ...