Phylogenetic sequence analysis and improved diagnostic assay systems for viruses of the family Reoviridae


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Isolates of Bluetongue virus type 25 (BTV-25)

in the dsRNA virus collection at  IAH Pirbright


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Family: Reoviridae, Genus: Orbivirus, Species: Bluetongue virus serotype 25 (BTV-25)

Virus Species


* IAH dsRNA virus collection number

Serotype (identification method)

Place of original sample eg country town [grid reference]


(date original sample was taken)

Isolated from which host species e.g cow, sheep, etc


 (Date of virus isolation, where, by whom)

Position of storage in reference freezers


 (Date added to collection)

Suppliers Isolate Designation)

Adapted to which cell types Original sample material


 (Passage history of sample)

 * Original sample supplied to the collection by person / institution


 [IAH virus diagnosis, ISIS sample number]




 [accession numbers]


BTV- 25



Virus not
yet isolated

(Toggenburg orbivirus)

  (virus isolate
 not yet available)

[S1: GQ982522,
S2:  EU839840,
S3:  GQ982523,
 S4:  GQ982524,
S5:  EU839841,
S6: EU839842,
S7:  EU839843,
S8:  EU839844,
S9:  EU839845,
S10: EU839846]

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Hofmann MA, Renzullo S, Planzer J, Mader M, Chaignat V, Thuer B. (2010)  Detection of Toggenburg Orbivirus by a segment 2-specific quantitative RT-PCR. J Virol Methods. 2010 May;165(2):325-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2010.02.027. Epub 2010 Feb 26.



Chaignat V, Worwa G, Scherrer N, Hilbe M, Ehrensperger F, Batten C, Cortyen M, Hofmann M, Thuer B. (2009) Toggenburg Orbivirus, a new bluetongue virus: initial detection, first observations in field and experimental infection of goats and sheep. Vet Microbiol. 2009 Jul 2;138(1-2):11-9. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.02.003. Epub 2009 Feb 11.


Hofmann MA, Renzullo S, Mader M, Chaignat V, Worwa G, Thuer B. (208) Genetic characterization of toggenburg orbivirus, a new bluetongue virus, from goats, Switzerland. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Dec;14(12):1855-61. doi: 10.3201/eid1412.080818.