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- Stenglein, Mark D., et al. Show all 16 Authors
- Archives of virology 2015 v.160 no.7 pp. 1851-1874
- Arenavirus; Chiroptera; Merino; amino acids; compliance; databases; experts; genome; new species; phylogeny; rodents; sequence analysis; small mammals; snakes; viruses
- ... Until recently, members of the monogeneric family Arenaviridae (arenaviruses) have been known to infect only muroid rodents and, in one case, possibly phyllostomid bats. The paradigm of arenaviruses exclusively infecting small mammals shifted dramatically when several groups independently published the detection and isolation of a divergent group of arenaviruses in captive alethinophidian snakes. ...