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BUNYA VIRUS [1 record]

Record 1 1999-09-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
DEF

A virus of the arbovirus group which belongs to the same family as hantavirus and phlebovirus and which causes encephalitis and hemorrhagic fever.

OBS

Compare alphavirus, flavivirus, and philebovirus.

CONT

Viruses that have come to light more recently belong to three other families: arenaviruses, bunyaviruses (a group that includes the hantaviruses) and filoviruses. They have names like Puumala, Guanarito and Ebola, taken from places where they first caused recognized outbreaks of disease.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Microbiologie et parasitologie

Spanish

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