Chandipura virus (CHPV), initially thought to be an orphan virus, was later reported to cause sporadic cases of fever with arthralgia, Reye’s syndrome, and. Chandipura virus (CHPV; genus Vesiculovirus, family Rhabdoviridae) is an emerging tropical pathogen with a case fatality rate of 55 to 75% that predominantly. Chandipura virus: A virus that causes fever, symptoms similar to those of flu, and acute encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). Chandipura virus was first.

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Subsequent to the laboratory study, the same investigators tested the efficiency of the vaccine candidate as a combination vaccine with commercially chandipira DPT vaccine Serological evidence of natural infections Retrospective studies with human serum samples collected from to from different parts of the country showed prevalence of N-antibodies in humans and domestic animals across the country except in Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh Reprinted with permission from: However, their role as vector is still not confirmed.

Rabies chandilura and vesicular stomatitis virus, which are related closely to CHPV, enter the CNS retrogradely from peripheral or olfactory neurons. Genus Vesiculoviruscomprises viruses of human and veterinary importance; the prototype specimen being vesicular stomatitis Indiana virus, which infects cattle, horses, pigs, etc. Acute encephalitis syndrome outbreaks in India—an ongoing puzzle.

Each pairwise combination tested by Y2H analysis was checked independently by ELISA assay to add to the reliability of the data obtained. An emerging tropical pathogen.

Is Chandipura virus an emerging human pathogen?

Encephalopathy without rash, caused by measles virus? The outbreaks in Central India witnessed case fatality rates ranging from per cent in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat with typical encephalitic symptoms. The outer envelope consists of glycoprotein G and host-derived lipid membrane. None of the hybrid bait or prey vectors tested in the study showed background transcriptional activity data not shown and thus were found to be suitable for Y2H studies.


Abstract The nucleocapsid N protein of Chandipura virus CHPV plays a crucial role in viral life cycle, besides being an important structural component of the virion through proper organization of its interactions with other viral proteins.

Disease relevance and therapeutic opportunities. Filoviridae Viral hemorrhagic fevers: This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

However, a low CFR was observed. A Vesiculovirus in Human Epidemics” pdf. Lancet [ PubMed ]. A vesiculovirus in human epidemics.

Chandipura virus

J Virol chandipua Reactive oxygen species in cancer. Each of the bait construct in Y yeast strain was allowed to mate with each prey construct in AH yeast strain.

Amongst the 10 genera, genus Lyssavirus and genus Vesiculovirus are of public health importance.

Recent studies have shown increased expression of CHPV phosphoprotein upto 6 h post infection PI demonstrating CHPV replication in neuronal cells and the rapid destruction of the cells by apoptosis shed light on the probable mechanism of rapid death in children. Development of an inactivated candidate vaccine against Chandipura virusPh. Both the vaccines induced seroconversion in mice and protected the immunized mice from live virus challenge.

During transcription, viral polymerase synthesizes five discrete mRNAs and obeys to stop signals that are present at the gene boundaries.

Chandipura Virus: an emerging tropical pathogen.

Presence of growth on medium sectors 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, and 11 indicated interaction between the proteins while absence sectors 6, 7, and 12 suggested no interaction. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Mol Cell Biol ; Chandipura virus, encephalitis, and epidemic brain attack in India. The infected mice showed convulsions followed by paralysis of front or hind limbs. Effects of EGb Ginkgo biloba extract chandpiura mitochondrial function and oxidative stress.


Experimental studies with Phlebotomus papatasi showed their potential not only to replicate the virus but also to transmit the virus through vertical, venereal and horizontal routes 23 The N terminal 10 aa residues and the C terminal 68 aa residues of N2 overlaps with N1 and N3, respectively.

Neuro-invasion of Chandipura virus mediates pathogenesis in experimentally infdected mice. Indian J Med Res 55 — Chandipura virus perturbs cholesterol homeostasis leading to neuronal apoptosis.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 50 — Indian J Med Res ; Current status of CHPV vaccine Considering the rapid progression of the disease resulting in case fatalities, vaccination of the population in endemic areas seems to be the choice to prevent outbreaks. Chandipura virus encephalitis outbreak among children in Nagpur division, Maharashtra, Another characteristic was that only children below 15 vidus involved in the outbreaks.

The development of molecular tools, viz. Chandipura virus encephalitis outbreak among children in Nagpur division, Maharashtra, Phlebotomine sandflies are implicated as vectors due to their predominance in endemic areas, repeated virus isolations and their ability to transmit the virus by transovarial and venereal routes.

Int J Mol Chandiputa ; Immune response during acute Chandipura viral infection in experimentally vieus susceptible mice. Deletion studies had shown that the N-terminal 47 amino acids aa together with residues — are indispensable for N protein oligomerization [ 12 ].