Sweetwater Branch virus SWBV An

unassigned vertebrate rhabdovirus, anti-genically related to lyssaviruses. Isolated from Culicoides insignis in Florida, USA in 1982. Not known to cause disease in humans.

Gibbs EPJ et al (1989) Vet Microbiol 19, 141

swim-bladder inflammation virus A possible species in the genus Vesiculovirus. Causes a severe and fatal disease in carp. Experimental infection of carp, Cyprinus carpio and Carassius auratus, caused reduced reflex activity and in some cases loss of balance, swelling of the anus and abdomen, petechiae on the skin and muscles. Death occurs 4-8 days after signs of infection appear. Antigenically very similar to Infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus. Replicates in FHM cells at an optimal temperature of 20-22°C.

Bachmann PA and Ahne W (1974) Arch Ges Virusforsch 44, 261

swine calicivirus (SwV-43) A tentative species in the genus 'Norwalk-like viruses'.

swine cytomegalovirus Synonym for suid herpesvirus 2.

swine fever virus Synonym for hog cholera virus. Not to be confused with African swine fever virus.

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