2019

Michael Adams: new life member of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV)

Arcady R. Mushegian, Andrew J. Davison in Archives of Virology (2019)

Taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales: update 2019

In February 2019, following the annual taxon ratification vote, the order Mononegavirales was amended by the addition of four new subfamilies and 12 new genera and the creation of 28 novel species. This article p...

Gaya K. Amarasinghe, María A. Ayllón, Yīmíng Bào… in Archives of Virology (2019)

 

Taxonomy of the order Bunyavirales: update 2019

In February 2019, following the annual taxon ratification vote, the order Bunyavirales was amended by creation of two new families, four new subfamilies, 11 new genera and 77 new species, merging of two species, ...

Abulikemu Abudurexiti, Scott Adkins, Daniela Alioto… in Archives of Virology (2019)

 

Hepatitis C virus 3b strains in injection drug users in Guangdong Province, China, may have originated in Yunnan Province

The distribution of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes/subtypes varies among different populations. Here, we investigated HCV infection and its genotype distribution in injection drug users (IDUs) in Guangdong ...

Min Wang, Qiao Liao, Ru Xu, Dandan Song, Jieting Huang, Qingzhu You… in Archives of Virology (2019)

 

Taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales: second update 2018

In October 2018, the order Mononegavirales was amended by the establishment of three new families and three new genera, abolishment of two genera, and creation of 28 novel species. This article presents the updat...

Piet Maes, Gaya K. Amarasinghe, María A. Ayllón… in Archives of Virology (2019)

 

Taxonomy of the order Bunyavirales: second update 2018

In October 2018, the order Bunyavirales was amended by inclusion of the family Arenaviridae, abolishment of three families, creation of three new families, 19 new genera, and 14 new species, and renaming of three...

Piet Maes, Scott Adkins, Sergey V. Alkhovsky, Tatjana Avšič-Županc… in Archives of Virology (2019)

 

Additional changes to taxonomy ratified in a special vote by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (October 2018)

This article reports the changes to virus taxonomy approved and ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) in October 2018. Of note, the ICTV has approved, by an absolute majority, t...

Stuart G. Siddell, Peter J. Walker, Elliot J. Lefkowitz… in Archives of Virology (2019)

 

Tupanvirus”, a new genus in the family Mimiviridae

The genus “Tupanvirus” is a new proposed taxon to be included in the family Mimiviridae. The two known tupanvirus isolates were isolated from soda lake and oceanic sediments samples collected in Brazil and were n...

Rodrigo Araújo Lima Rodrigues, Said Mougari, Phillipe Colson… in Archives of Virology (2019)