Reston virus

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Reston virus

(res'ton),
a variant of Ebola virus.
Synonym(s): Ebola virus Reston

Reston virus

A viru of genus Ebolavirus, family Filoviridae, order Mononegavirales, first identified at the Hazelton research facility in Reston, Virginia; it has a low pathogenicity in humans.

Res·ton vi·rus

(res'tŏn vī'rŭs)
A variant of Ebola virus.
Synonym(s): Ebola virus Reston.

Reston virus

an Ebola-like virus isolated in Reston, Virginia from monkeys imported from Asia. It has not been shown to be pathogenic for humans.