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tentative species in the genus Vesiculovirus. Isolated from a bird, Pyriglena leucoptera. Not reported to cause disease in humans.

Calisher CH et al (1989) Intervirology 30, 241

BeAn 277 virus (GMAV) A probable species in the genus Bunyavirus, isolated from mosquitoes. Antigenically related to Guama virus.

BeAn 293022 virus A strain of Flexal virus in the genus Arenavirus.

BeAn 47693 virus (BUJV) A strain of Bujaru virus in the genus Phlebovirus.

BeAn 70563 virus A strain of Amapari virus in the genus Arenavirus.

BeAn 8582 virus (CAPV) A probable species in the genus Bunyavirus, isolated from mosquitoes. Antigenically related to Capim virus.

BeAr 328208 virus (BAV) A strain of Wyeomyia virus in the genus Bunyavirus. Isolated from mosquitoes, Sabethes (Sabethoides) glaucadaemon. Not reported to cause disease in humans.

Bebaru virus (BEBV) A species in the genus Alphavirus. Isolated in Malaysia from mosquitoes. No known association with disease in humans.

Scherer WF et al (1962) Am J Trop Med Hyg 11, 269

Beclin A mammalian protein that acts as a tumor-suppressor by interacting with Bcl-2, an anti-apoptosis protein that can prolong the life of tumor cells. An autophagy-promoting protein. Experimentally, beclin was found to protect mice against fatal Sindbis virus encephalitis.

Liang XH et al (1998) J Virol 72, 8586 Liang XH et al (1999) Nature 402, 672

Bedsonia An old name for chlamydia, after Sir Samuel Bedson, who discovered it.

BeH 2251 virus (CDUV) A strain of Candiru virus in the genus Phlebovirus.

Belem virus (BLMV) An unassigned and ungrouped virus in the family Bunyaviridae. Isolated from the bird species Pyriglena leucoptera and Hylophilax naevia in Brazil. Not reported to cause disease in humans.

Belgrade virus An isolate now called Dobrava-Belgrade virus in the genus Hantavirus belonging to the Hantaan anti-genic group, which caused a fatal meningoencephalitis. See Dobrava-Belgrade virus.

Belmont virus (BELV) An unassigned and ungrouped species in the family Bunyaviridae. Isolated from Culex annulirostris in eastern Queensland, Australia. Antibodies found in cattle, wallabies and kangaroos. Not known to cause disease in humans.

Belterra virus (BELTV) A strain of Rift Valley fever virus in the genus Phlebovirus, belonging to the Rift Valley fever anti-genic complex. Isolated from the rodents, Proechimys longicaudatus and nudicaudatus in Brazil. An arthropod vector has not been identified. Not known to cause disease in humans.

Benevides virus (BENV) A species in the genus Bunyavirus, belonging to the Capim serogroup. Isolated from a sentinel mouse and Culex mosquitoes at

Belem virus laboratory, Brazil. Antibodies have been found in Nectomys squamipes rodents in Brazil. Not known to cause disease in humans.

Benfica virus (BENV) A strain of Bushbush virus in the genus Bunyavirus, belonging to the Capim serogroup. Isolated from a sentinel mouse, Nectomys squamipes rodents and Culex sp in Belém, Brazil. Not known to cause disease in humans.

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