Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands
Koraka P, Martina B, Roose J, van Thiel P, van Amerongen G, Kuiken T, et al
. In vitro and in vivo isolation and characterization of Duvenhage virus. PLoS Pathog. 2012;8:e1002682 pubmed publisher
..This is the first study to describe the in vitro and in vivo isolation and characterization of DUVV. ..
Lim S, Brault A, van Amerongen G, Sewbalaksing V, Osterhaus A, Martina B, et al
. Susceptibility of European jackdaws (Corvus monedula) to experimental infection with lineage 1 and 2 West Nile viruses. J Gen Virol. 2014;95:1320-9 pubmed publisher
..These results suggested that jackdaws could potentially function as a sentinel for following WNV transmission in Europe; however, elicited viraemia levels might be too low to allow for efficient transmission of virus to mosquitoes. ..
SzentpÃ¡li GavallÃ©r K, Lim S, DencsÅ‘ L, BÃ¡nyai K, Koraka P, Osterhaus A, et al
. In Vitro and in Vivo Evaluation of Mutations in the NS Region of Lineage 2 West Nile Virus Associated with Neuroinvasiveness in a Mammalian Model. Viruses. 2016;8: pubmed publisher
..Multiplication kinetics in cell culture revealed significantly lower infectious virus titres for the NS1 mutant compared to the wild-type, as well as significantly lower amounts of positive and negative stranded RNA. ..