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Reptile Herpesvirus Citations

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Reptiles other than Sea Turtles

Integrating reptilian herpesviruses into the family herpesviridae. J Virol 79[2]:725-31 2005 Jan

Varanid herpesvirus 1: a novel herpesvirus associated with proliferative stomatitis in green tree monitors (Varanus prasinus). Vet Microbiol. 2005 Jan 31;105(2):83-92. Epub 2004 Dec 10.

Herpesvirus-like particles in the skin of a saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). Aust Vet J 82[6]:375-7 2004 Jun

Prevalence of Mycoplasma agassizii and Chelonian herpesvirus in captive tortoises (Testudo sp.) in the United Kingdom. J Zoo Wildl Med 35[1]:25-33 2004 Mar

Three novel herpesviruses associated with stomatitis in Sudan plated lizards (Gerrhosaurus major) and a black-lined plated lizard (Gerrhosaurus nigrolineatus). J Zoo Wildl Med 35[1]:50-4 2004 Mar

Sequencing and characterization of the full-length gene encoding the single-stranded DNA binding protein of a novel Chelonian herpesvirus. Arch Virol 149[2]:337-47 2004 Feb

Experimental transmission of a herpesvirus in Greek tortoises (Testudo graeca). Vet Pathol 41[1]:50-61 2004 Jan Full text

Application of immunoperoxidase-based techniques to detect herpesvirus infection in tortoises. J Vet Diagn Invest 15[2]:133-40 2003 Mar

A Novel Herpesvirus Associated with Hepatic Necrosis in a San Esteban Chuckwalla, Sauromalus varius. J Herpe Med Surg 13[3]:15-19 Fall'03 Case Report 28 Refs

Chelonian Herpesvirus. J Herpe Med Surg 12[2]:14-31 Summer'02 Roundtable 25 Refs

Development of species-specific PCR techniques for the detection of tortoise herpesvirus. J Vet Diagn Invest 13[6]:513-6 2001 Nov

Virus isolation and vaccination of Mediterranean tortoises against a chelonid herpesvirus in a chronically infected population in Italy.
DTW Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 108[9]:376-9 2001 Sep

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detecting herpesvirus exposure in Mediterranean tortoises (spur-thighed tortoise [Testudo graeca] and Hermann's tortoise [Testudo hermanni]). J Clin Microbiol 39[9]:3156-63 2001 Sep Full Text

Viruses of lower vertebrates. J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 2001 Aug;48(6):403-75

Comparison of 16 chelonid herpesviruses by virus neutralization tests and restriction endonuclease digestion of viral DNA. J Vet Med Infect Dis Vet Public Health 48[5]:393-9 2001 Jun

Detection of chelonid herpesvirus DNA by nonradioactive in situ hybridization in tissues from tortoises suffering from stomatitis-rhinitis complex in Europe and North America. Vet Pathol 37[5]:377-85 2000 Sep

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the detection of herpesvirus in tortoises. J Vet Med Sci 62[8]:905-7 2000 Aug

Herpesvirus in red-headed (common) agamas (Agama agama). J Vet Diagn Invest 1993 Jul;5(3):444-5 [No abstract available]

Species selective interaction of Alphaherpesvirinae with the "unspecific" immune system of the host. Arch Virol 1993;130(3-4):353-64

Viruses of Chelonia. Zentralbl Veterinarmed [B] 1993 Feb;40(1):35-45

[Herpesvirus epidemic in Greek (Testudo hermanni) and Moorish land tortoises (Testudo graeca) in Switzerland]. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 1990;132(4):199-203

[Electron microscopic detection of herpesviruses in a mass death of Greek tortoises (Testudo hermanni) and four-toed turtles (Agrionemys horsfieldii)]. Tierarztl Prax 1989;17(3):319-21

Herpes-like virus particles in necrotic stomatitis of tortoises. Vet Rec 1988 Nov 19;123(21):544 [No abstract available]

[Cutaneous lesions with papillomatous structure associated with viruses in the green lizard (Lacerta viridis Laur.)]. C R Acad Sci Hebd Seances Acad Sci D 1976 Oct 4;283(7):845-7

Electron microscopy observations on a new herpes-type virus isolated from Iguana iguana and propagated in reptilian cells in vitro. Infect Immun 1972 Apr;5(4):570-82

Iguana virus, a herpes-like virus isolated from cultured cells of a lizard, Iguana iguana. Infect Immun 1972 Apr;5(4):559-69 Full Text

Electron microscopy observations on a new herpes-type virus isolated from Iguana iguana and propagated in reptilian cells in vitro. J Vet Diagn Invest. 1993 Jul;5(3):444-5. Full Text


Sea Turtles

Genomic variation of the fibropapilloma-associated marine turtle herpesvirus across seven geographic areas and three host species.
J Virol 79[2]:1125-32 2005 Jan

Tumor outbreaks in marine turtles are not due to recent herpesvirus mutations. Curr Biol 14[17]:R697-9 2004 Sep 7

The Ozobranchus leech is a candidate mechanical vector for the fibropapilloma-associated turtle herpesvirus found latently infecting skin tumors on Hawaiian green turtles (Chelonia mydas). Virology 321[1]:101-10 2004 Mar 30

Nucleotide sequence of an ICP18.5 assembly protein (UL28) gene of green turtle herpesvirus pathogenically associated with green turtle fibropapilloma. J Virol Methods 120[1]:107-12 2004 Sep 1

RT-PCR detection of the expression of the polymerase gene of a novel reptilian herpesvirus in tumor tissues of green turtles with fibropapilloma.
Arch Virol 148[6]:1155-63 2003 Jun

Identification and expression of immunogenic proteins of a disease-associated marine turtle herpesvirus. J Virol 76[20]:10553-8 2002 Oct Full Text

Survey of Florida green turtles for exposure to a disease-associated herpesvirus. Dis Aquat Organ 47[3]:159-67 2001 Dec 5

Detection of antibodies to a disease-associated herpesvirus of the green turtle, Chelonia mydas. J Clin Microbiol 39[10]:3572-7 2001 Oct Full Text

Quantitative analysis of herpesvirus sequences from normal tissue and fibropapillomas of marine turtles with real-time PCR. Virology 287[1]:105-11 2001 Aug 15

Rapid acquisition of entire DNA polymerase gene of a novel herpesvirus from green turtle fibropapilloma by a genomic walking technique. J Virol Methods 2001 Feb;91(2):183-95

Rapid acquisition of entire DNA polymerase gene of a novel herpesvirus from green turtle fibropapilloma by a genomic walking technique. J Virol Methods 91[2]:183-95 2001 Feb

Persistent infectivity of a disease-associated herpesvirus in green turtles after exposure to seawater. J Wildl Dis 36[4]:792-7 2000 Oct Full Text

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