Donald B Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Detection of influenza C virus but not influenza D virus in Scottish respiratory samples
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunology, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 74:50-3. 2016
  2. pmc Consensus proposals for classification of the family Hepeviridae
    Donald B Smith
    University of Edinburgh, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Gen Virol 95:2223-32. 2014
  3. pmc Hepatitis E virus mixed infection in immunocompetent patient
    Donald B Smith
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:468-70. 2013
  4. pmc Genetic variability and the classification of hepatitis E virus
    Donald B Smith
    University of Edinburgh, Centre for Immunology, Infection and Evolution, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Virol 87:4161-9. 2013
  5. pmc Evolution of the hepatitis E virus hypervariable region
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Building, King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JF, UK
    J Gen Virol 93:2408-18. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Diversity of murine norovirus in wild-rodent populations: species-specific associations suggest an ancient divergence
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunology, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    J Gen Virol 93:259-66. 2012
  7. pmc Expanded classification of hepatitis C virus into 7 genotypes and 67 subtypes: updated criteria and genotype assignment web resource
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Hepatology 59:318-27. 2014
  8. pmc Hepatitis E virus and fulminant hepatitis--a virus or host-specific pathology?
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    Liver Int 35:1334-40. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Brain viral burden, neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in HAART-treated HIV positive injecting drug users
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Immunity, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, Scotland, UK
    J Neurovirol 20:28-38. 2014

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Detection of influenza C virus but not influenza D virus in Scottish respiratory samples
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunology, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 74:50-3. 2016
    ..The novel virus is most closely related to human influenza C virus and can infect ferrets but infection has not been reported in humans...
  2. pmc Consensus proposals for classification of the family Hepeviridae
    Donald B Smith
    University of Edinburgh, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Gen Virol 95:2223-32. 2014
    ..Adoption of this system would include the avoidance of host names in taxonomic identifiers and provide a logical framework for the assignment of novel variants. ..
  3. pmc Hepatitis E virus mixed infection in immunocompetent patient
    Donald B Smith
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:468-70. 2013
    ..Persons with mixed infections may provide the opportunity for virus recombination...
  4. pmc Genetic variability and the classification of hepatitis E virus
    Donald B Smith
    University of Edinburgh, Centre for Immunology, Infection and Evolution, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Virol 87:4161-9. 2013
    ..This approach may form the basis for a future genetic classification of HEV into four species, with the more divergent HEV-like virus from fish (cutthroat trout virus) representing a second genus...
  5. pmc Evolution of the hepatitis E virus hypervariable region
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Building, King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JF, UK
    J Gen Virol 93:2408-18. 2012
    ..Taken together, these observations are consistent with the hypothesis that the HVR has a structural role that is dependent upon length and amino acid composition, rather than a specific sequence...
  6. doi request reprint Diversity of murine norovirus in wild-rodent populations: species-specific associations suggest an ancient divergence
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunology, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    J Gen Virol 93:259-66. 2012
    ..Our observation of species-specific associations of MNV variants in wild populations suggests that murine noroviruses have an ancient origin, a feature that they may share with other norovirus genogroups...
  7. pmc Expanded classification of hepatitis C virus into 7 genotypes and 67 subtypes: updated criteria and genotype assignment web resource
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Hepatology 59:318-27. 2014
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  8. pmc Hepatitis E virus and fulminant hepatitis--a virus or host-specific pathology?
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, UK
    Liver Int 35:1334-40. 2015
    ..To critically examine the evidence that virus-specific factors underlie the development of fulminant hepatitis following hepatitis E virus infection...
  9. doi request reprint Brain viral burden, neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in HAART-treated HIV positive injecting drug users
    Donald B Smith
    Centre for Immunity, Infection and Immunity, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, Scotland, UK
    J Neurovirol 20:28-38. 2014
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