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Herpesvirus gorilla was the fifth virus described in the lymphocryptovirus genus of herpesviruses. Previously described members of that genus were the human Epstein-Barr virus as well as lymphocryptoviruses that infect baboons, chimpanzees, and orangutans. As its name implies, herpesvirus gorilla infects gorillas.
- Neubauer RH, Rabin H, Strnad BC, Nonoyama M, Nelson-Rees WA (1979). "Establishment of a lymphoblastoid cell line and isolation of an Epstein-Barr-related virus of gorilla origin". J Virol. 31 (3): 845–8. PMC . PMID 92573.