Huitzilac virus

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Huitzilac virus
Virus classification
Group: Group V ((−)ssRNA)
Order: Bunyavirales
Family: Hantaviridae
Genus: Orthohantavirus
Species: Huitzilac virus

Huitzilac virus (HUIV) is a single-stranded, enveloped, negative-sense RNA orthohantavirus species of the Bunyavirales order. It was first isolated in Mexican wild rodents located in Morelos and Guerrero, Mexico.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saasa N, Sánchez-Hernández C, de Lourdes Romero-Almaraz M, Guerrero-Ibarra E, Almazán-Catalán A, Yoshida H, Miyashita D, Ishizuka M, Sanada T, Seto T, Yoshii K, Ramos C, Yoshimatsu K, Arikawa J, Takashima I, Kariwa H (2012). "Ecology of hantaviruses in Mexico: genetic identification of rodent host species and spillover infection". Virus Res. 168 (1-2): 88–96. doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2012.06.020. PMID 22750131.