Le virus corfou: Un nouveau Phlebovirusisolé de phlébotomes en Grèce

F. Rodhain, G. Madulo-Leblond, C. Hannoun, R. B. Tesh

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A new Phlebovirus isolated from Phlebotomus major collected on the island of Corfu, in Greece, is described. This virus is antigenically closely related to the Sicilian type, of which it can be separated only by the plaque reduction test. The particularities of the transmission of the sandfly fever group of viruses in the eastern part of the Mediterranean basin are briefly discussed. For the designation of this agent, we propose the name «Corfou virus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-166
Number of pages6
JournalAnnales de l'Institut Pasteur Virology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


  • Corfou virus
  • Greece
  • Grèce
  • Phlebotomine sandflies
  • Phlebovirus
  • Phlebovirus
  • Phlébotome
  • Virus Corfou

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Virology


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