Herpesvirus saimiri


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Herpesvirus saimiri

an ubiquitous infection of squirrel monkeys that is highly oncogenic when injected into other monkey species.

Her·pes·vi·rus sai·mi·ri

(hĕr'pēz-vī'rŭs sī-mir'ē)
The cause of an ubiquitous infection of squirrel monkeys, which is highly oncogenic when injected into other monkey species.

herpesvirus

a member of the family Herpesviridae.

herpesvirus hominus
infects nonhuman primates.
herpesvirus-1 infection
see Table 8.2.
herpesvirus paralysis
disease of horses, commonly those reinfected with EHV1. Signs vary from slight ataxia to incoordination, recumbency and death.
herpesvirus saimiri
has produced malignant lymphomas in some monkeys.
herpesvirus tamarinus
a cause of inclusion body hepatitis in marmosets and owl monkeys.