Donald B Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc 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. pmc The use of human sewage screening for community surveillance of hepatitis E virus in the UK
    Donald B Smith
    CIIE, Ashworth Laboratories, King s Buildings, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Med Virol 88:915-8. 2016
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Proposed reference sequences for hepatitis E virus subtypes
    Donald B Smith
    1 University of Edinburgh, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Gen Virol 97:537-42. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Proposed update to the taxonomy of the genera Hepacivirus and Pegivirus within the Flaviviridae family
    Donald B Smith
    1 Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Gen Virol 97:2894-2907. 2016
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc 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. pmc The use of human sewage screening for community surveillance of hepatitis E virus in the UK
    Donald B Smith
    CIIE, Ashworth Laboratories, King s Buildings, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Med Virol 88:915-8. 2016
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of amplicons at limiting dilution revealed the co-circulation of multiple variants of HEV-3, with a pattern of diversity matching that observed in a local cohort of HEV-infected hepatitis patients...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Proposed reference sequences for hepatitis E virus subtypes
    Donald B Smith
    1 University of Edinburgh, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Gen Virol 97:537-42. 2016
    ..This subtyping procedure might be adopted for other taxa of the genus Orthohepevirus. ..
  9. doi request reprint Proposed update to the taxonomy of the genera Hepacivirus and Pegivirus within the Flaviviridae family
    Donald B Smith
    1 Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Gen Virol 97:2894-2907. 2016
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  10. 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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  11. 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...
  12. 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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