Chandipura virus (CHPV), initially thought to be an orphan virus, was later reported to cause sporadic cases of fever with arthralgia, Reye’s syndrome, and. Chandipura virus (CHPV; genus Vesiculovirus, family Rhabdoviridae) is an emerging tropical pathogen with a case fatality rate of 55 to 75% that predominantly. Chandipura virus: A virus that causes fever, symptoms similar to those of flu, and acute encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). Chandipura virus was first.

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In addition to the 8 associations, interaction of N1 fragment and G protein was also observed to be positive in Y2H.

Is Chandipura virus an emerging human pathogen?

The development of molecular tools, viz. Herpesviridae Herpes B virus. Moreover, with evidence from the oligomerisation studies of CHPV N [ 26 ] and VSV N protein [ 30 ], we suggest the involvement of intermittent residues chsndipura to at the C terminus in the oligomerisation of Chandipurw protein.

In the field of antivirals, siRNAs have been found to be promising as inhibition of virus replication was observed both in vitro and in vivo Homo sapiens diseases—subcellular life forms.

J Virol 74 — Evidence of atypical measles encephalitis in an identical epidemic by the same authors 20 was subsequently believed to be a laboratory contamination with measles vaccine virus. The association of N as part of the Chandopura particle with M enables the condensation of the enwrapped genome thus giving the virion its characteristic bullet shape [ 11 ].

Components blocking the N protein interacting regions may represent a novel class of molecules suitable for a therapeutic intervention in Chandipura-mediated disease.

Support Center Support Center. J Med Entomol ; Free Radic Res ; These strains were transformed individually cchandipura BD and AD constructs, respectively, following lithium acetate yeast transformation protocol as explained by manufacturer Matchmaker GAL4 two-hybrid system 3 and libraries user manual, protocol number PT Indian J Med Res 55 — The torsion angles were changed wherever necessary based on disulfide connectivity and secondary structure prediction.


Chandipura Virus: an emerging tropical pathogen.

The genome is a single-stranded RNA having chandipurx negative helical turn. Hussain I H M. CHIP transmission by sandflies Experimental studies with Phlebotomus papatasi showed their potential not only to replicate the virus but also to transmit the virus through vertical, venereal and horizontal routes 23 Experimental transmission of Chandipura chandipjra by Phlebotomus argentipes Diptera: Tremendous progress has been made in the development of diagnostics and prophylactics This mechanism could have helped the virus to remain dormant for prolonged periods and initiate outbreaks when sandfly population increased under favourable conditions.

Family Rhabdoviridae of Order Mononegavirales comprises negative sense, chandpura stranded viruses with a bullet shaped virions of approximately 11kb. Though the vaccine candidate has been found to be promising this vaccine awaits clinical trials in humans.

Elucidating the Interacting Domains of Chandipura Virus Nucleocapsid Protein

Curr Alzheimer Res ; Rhabdomyosarcoma and Phlebotomus papatasi cell lines as well as embryonated chicken eggs have been found useful in virus isolation and propagation. The outer envelope consists of glycoprotein G and host-derived lipid membrane. Genus Vesiculoviruscomprises viruses of human and veterinary importance; the prototype specimen being vesicular stomatitis Indiana virus, which infects cattle, horses, pigs, etc.

Seroepidemiology of dengue and other arboviruses in a natural population of toque macaques Macaca sinica at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. Both the vaccine candidates induced high immunogenicity in mice and appeared to be promising. The neutralizing antibody titres after the 3 rd dose ranged from 1: Complete genome sequences of Chandipura and Isfahan vesiculoviruses. J Med Entomol 42 — Scand J Infect Dis ; Histopathological analysis showed moderate perivascular cuffing in brain, mild congestion and collapsed areas in lungs, increased intracellular spaces in heart and focal degenerative changes in liver.

The disease was predominant in the lower income strata of the population and the affected age group ranged from 2. This led to the development of a recombinant and an inactivated vaccine.

The transcription of chqndipura genome by viral encoded RNA-dependent RNA polymerase RdRp; L protein produces five capped and polyadenylated mRNAs which code for five proteins nucleocapsid protein Nphosphoprotein Pmatrix protein Mglycoprotein Gand large protein L in sequential order and in decreasing amounts [ 6 ].


Growth and transovarial transmission of Chandipura virus Rhabdoviridae: Earlier mapping studies of CHPV Chnadipura protein involved the generation of N protein fragments by enzymatic digestion using chymotrypsin [ 1213 ]. Antibody titres of individual components persisted for six months without significant drop. Am J Trop Med Hyg 50 — Challenge studies have shown that all the immunized mice having 1: Advances in viral transneuronal tracing. Ina total chandipurw 50 people contracted the virus and 16 died.

Nevertheless, these associations can prove to be valuable starting points for understanding CHPV biology and designing antiviral strategies. The N-terminal aa and the C-terminal aa of N protein have been mapped to be required chaandipura binding with P protein in its monomeric and RNA encapsidated state, respectively [ 13 ].

An emerging tropical pathogen. In AP also, the clinical progression of the disease was similar to that of the index case. Please review our privacy policy. They also demonstrated a drop of 4 log virus in siRNA treated mice in comparison to mice inoculated with virus alone.

The presence of CHPV in the brain biopsy specimens as detected by immunofluorescent antibody technique during the early investigations pointed towards the probable association of CHPV 4. An animal model for studying the pathogenesis was developed using Swiss albino mice by Jadi Despite the therapeutic potential, no clinical trials have been carried out for use in humans.

Studies in Vidarbha region showed a reverse trend in which Phlebotomus sandflies were being replaced by Sergentomyia spp. A majority of the infected patients were below 14 years of age.

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