Novel Phlebovirus with Zoonotic Potential Isolated from Ticks, Australia
Jianning Wang1, Paul Selleck1, Meng Yu1, Wendy Ha, Chrissy Rootes, Rosemary Gales, Terry Wise, Sandra Crameri, Honglei Chen, Ivano Broz, Alex Hyatt, Rupert Woods, Brian Meehan, Sam McCullough, and Lin-Fa Wang
Author affiliations: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Geelong, Victoria, Australia (J. Wang, P. Selleck, M. Yu, W. Ha, C. Rootes, T. Wise, S. Crameri, H. Chen, I. Broz, A. Hyatt, B. Meehan, S. McCullough, L.-F. Wang); Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (R. Gales); Australian Wildlife Health Network, Mosman, New South Wales, Australia (R. Woods); Duke–National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore (L.-F. Wang)
Figure 1. Electron microscopic examination results of a newly isolated virus, tentatively named Hunter Island Group virus, isolated from ticks collected from shy albatrosses, Tasmania, AustraliaA) Negative-contrast staining of virionsB) Thin section of infected Vero cells showing the presence of viral particlesOriginal magnification ×100,000; scale bars represent 100 nm,
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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