Machupo virus

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Ma·chu·po vi·rus

a virus of the Tacaribe complex (genus Arenavirus, family Arenaviridae); the cause of Bolivian hemorrhagic fever.
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Because physicians suspected BHF, patients received supportive therapy, including intravenous hydration, corticoids, antipyretic drugs, antimicrobial drugs, and blood transfusions from donors who had survived Machupo virus infection.
Sequence analyses confirmed the isolates as Machupo virus (Figure).
This study confirms the long-term maintenance of distinct phylogenetically forms of Machupo virus in a small area within Beni.
botulinum 94-86 Sabia virus 94-88 Machupo virus 95-16 Unknown 95-40 Dengue type 4 virus 95-55 Ebola virus 95-61 Francisella tularensis 98-23 Rift Valley fever virus 98-28 C.
Listeria monocytogenes; Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV); Machupo virus (Bolivian hemorrhagic fever); Marburg virus; measles (Edmonston) virus (MeV); Mycobacterium spp.