Affiliation: National Institute for Communicable Diseases
Country: South Africa
- Cross-protective and cross-reactive immune responses to recombinant vaccinia viruses expressing full-length lyssavirus glycoprotein genesJ Weyer
University of Pretoria, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Pretoria, South Africa
Epidemiol Infect 136:670-8. 2008....
- Poxvirus-vectored vaccines for rabies--a reviewJacqueline Weyer
Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, South Africa
Vaccine 27:7198-201. 2009....
- Epidemiology of human rabies in South Africa, 1983-2007Jacqueline Weyer
Special Pathogens, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Private Bag X4, Sandringham 2131, South Africa
Virus Res 155:283-90. 2011..Molecular analysis of virus isolates did not identify any additional cases of rabies attributed to infection with the Duvenhage, Lagos bat or Mokola or any other rabies-related viruses...
- Generation and evaluation of a recombinant modified vaccinia virus Ankara vaccine for rabiesJacqueline Weyer
University of Pretoria, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
Vaccine 25:4213-22. 2007..Recombinant MVA boosted humoral immune responses in these animals when administered peripherally, but not when administered orally...
- Improved PCR methods for detection of African rabies and rabies-related lyssavirusesJessica Coertse
Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
J Clin Microbiol 48:3949-55. 2010..Alternatively, the hnRT-PCR assay can be used in laboratories that do not have access to expensive real-time PCR equipment for sensitive diagnosis of lyssaviruses...
- Transmission of West Nile Virus during Horse AutopsyMarietjie Venter
University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa M Venter, J Steyl, S Human, D Zaayman and National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Sandringham, South Africa M Venter, J Weyer, L Blumberg, P A Lehman, J Paweska, R Swanepoel
Emerg Infect Dis 16:573-5. 2010..In horses, 20% of infections result in clinical disease, of which approximately 90% involve neurologic disease with ataxia, weakness, recumbency, muscle fasciculation, and high death rates (30%) (2)...