unassigned species in the family Herpesviridae. Isolated from a vervet monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops. Synonym: SA15 virus.
Malherbe H and Harwin RS (1963) S Afr Med J 37, 407
Cercopithecine herpesvirus 5 (CeHV-5) A
species in the genus Cytomegalovirus. Isolated from vervet monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops pygerythrus, kidney and salivary gland cell cultures. Focal lesions were observed in monolayer cultures. Giant cells and eosinophilic inclusion bodies were seen. Synonyms: African green monkey cytomegalovirus; macaque monkey virus.
Black PH et al (1963) Proc Soc Exp Biol Med 112, 601
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