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Tick-borne transmission of murine gammaherpesvirus 68

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Herpesviruses are a large group of DNA viruses infecting mainly vertebrates. Murine gammaherpesvirus 68 (MHV68) is often used as a model in studies of the pathogenesis of clinically important human gammaherpesviruses such as Epstein-Barr virus and Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus. This rodent virus appears to be geographically widespread; however, its natural transmission cycle is unknown. Following detection of MHV68 in field-collected ticks, including isolation of the virus from tick...

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10.3389/fcimb.2017.00458

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Frontiers Media Publisher's website
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Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology Journal website
Volume:
7
Article number:
458
Publication date:
2017-10-31
Acceptance date:
2017-10-16
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2235-2988
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742590
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2017-11-03

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