Cercopithecine herpesvirus 7 CeHV7 An

unassigned species in the subfamily Alphaherpesvirinae. Isolated from captive patas monkeys, Cercopithecus patas, with a severe exanthematous disease. Synonyms: patas monkey herpesvirus; delta herpesvirus.

Felsenfeld AD and Schmidt NJ (1979) J Gen Virol 42, 171

McCarthy K et al (1968) Lancet ii, 856

Cercopithecine herpesvirus 8 (CeHV-8) A

species in the genus Cytomegalovirus. Causes persistent infection of rhesus monkeys, Macaca mulatta. Genome DNA is 52% G+C.

Synonym: rhesus monkey cytomegalovirus.

Cervid herpesvirus 1 (CvHV-1)

Cercopithecine herpesvirus 9 (CeHV-9) A

species in the genus Varicellovirus. Causes mild exanthematous disease in captive rhesus monkeys, Macaca mulatta. Synonyms: Medical Lake macaque her-pesvirus; simian varicella herpesvirus, Liverpool vervet herpesvirus.

Blakely GA et al (1973) J Infect Dis 127, 617 Clarkson MI et al (1976) Arch Ges Virusforsch 22, 219

Gray WL and Gusick NJ (1996) Virology 224, 161

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