Living Organisms / Virus Families with vertebrate hosts / Families :
< > Caliciviridae:

Viral genera and types to have Wildpro links

Calicivirus
  • Feline calicivirus (FCV)
  • Canine calicivirus
  • Vesicular exanthema of swine virus (VESV)
  • San Miguel sea lion virus (SMSV)
  • European brown hare syndrome virus (EBHV) (B209.16.w16)
  • Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) (B209.16.w16)
Carmovirus --

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Morphology

Shape Icosahedral (B81)
Size 35-39nm diam. (B81)
Envelope No envelope (B81)
No. of particle polypeptides 1 major particle polypeptide with trace of another (B81)

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Genome

Nucleic acid type/No. of strands single-stranded RNA (B81)
No. of Molecules/Strandedness 1 molecule, +ve stranded (B81)
Molecular weight 1.8-2.8 x 106 (B81)
Enzymes - (B81)

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Genera "Type Species"

Calicivirus Vesicular exanthema of swine virus (VESV) (Serotype A) (B72)
Carmovirus Carnation Mottle Virus (CARMV) (7) (B72)

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Genera "Host Range"

Calicivirus "Natural - vesicular exanthema of swine virus: swine (pinnipeds?); San miguel sea lion virus (SMSV):pinnipeds, fish; Feline calicivirus: felines, dogs; Canine calicivirus:dogs. Experimentally in vivo - vesicular exanthema of swine virus:horse (some strains); SMSV: monkey. Cell culture - vesicular exanthema of swine and SMSV: porcine, primate (feline?); feline calicivirus: feline (primate?); canine calicivirus: canine, dolphin.

Biological vectors not known. Mechanical via contaminated food (vesicular exanthema of swine virus) contact, airborne (feline calicivirus). Marine/terrestrial transmission likely to be with vesicular exanthema of swine virus and SMSV." (B72)

Carmovirus "Wide among angiosperms" (B72)

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References

B81 Topley & Wilson
Microbiology and Microbial Infections; Volume 1: Virology
B72 R I B Francki, C M Fauquet, D L Knudson, F Brown
Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses; Fifth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses
B59 Craig E Greene
Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat
B58 John W Davis, Lars H Karstad, Daniel O Trainer
Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals
B60 E A Chandler, J B Sutton, D J Thompson
Canine Medicine and Therapeutics - Second Edition
B53 E A Chandler, C J Gaskell and A D R Hilbery
Feline Medicine and Therapeutics
B64 Murray E Fowler
Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine - First Edition

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