Molecular Epidemiology, Genomics, and Phylogeny of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus

  • Roger Hewson

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) constitutes a group of viruses of the genus Nairovirus (family Bunyaviridae). Like all members of the Bunyaviridae, the genome of CCHFV is composed of tripartite single-stranded RNA. These segments, designated small (S), medium (M), and large (L), minimally encode the nucleocapsid (N), envelope glycoproteins (Gn and Gc), and RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp), respectively [38].


Molecular Epidemiology Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Rift Valley Fever Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Complete Sequence Data 
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  • Roger Hewson
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  1. 1.Health protection AgencyCentre for Emergency Preparedness and ResponseSalisburyEngland

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