Morbillivirus


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Mor·bil·li·vi·rus

(mōr-bil'i-vī'rŭs),
A genus in the family Paramyxoviridae, including measles, canine distemper, and bovine rinderpest viruses.

Morbillivirus

/Mor·bil·li·vi·rus/ (-vi″rus) measles-like viruses; a genus of viruses of the family Paramyxoviridae, including the agents of measles and canine distemper.

morbillivirus

(môr-bĭl′ĭ-vī′rəs)
n.
Any of a genus of paramyxoviruses, including the causal agents of measles and rinderpest, that infect humans and other vertebrates.

Morbillivirus

A genus of viruses of the Paramyxoviridae family, including canine distemper virus, rinderpest virus, measles virus and equine morbillivirus, the last of which may rarely infect humans.

Mor·bil·li·vi·rus

(mōr-bil'i-vī'rŭs)
A genus in the family Paramyxoviridae, including measles, canine distemper, and bovine rinderpest viruses.

Morbillivirus

one of the three genera in the family Paramyxoviridae that includes the viruses of human measles, canine distemper, phocine distemper and rinderpest.

equine Morbillivirus
see equine henipavirus.
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1991) Indian River/Banana River: ~50 1982 bottlenose animals found dead in a three month dolphin period; likely caused by a morbillivirus (Duignan et al.
Because otosclerosis and Paget's disease have very similar morphologies, some authors believe that otosclerosis is a pagetic focus localized in the temporal bone and that a morbillivirus infection might be involved in the onset of both diseases.
He has little doubt that a morbillivirus was circulating at the time, but he notes that the seals' deaths did not resemble those in other virus outbreaks.
All 7 PPRV complete genomes are 15,948 nt and conform to the rule of 6 as described for all other morbillivirus genomes (28).
Osterhaus linked an earlier die-off of Baltic seals, caused by a related morbillivirus, to immunity-suppressing organochlorine pollution (SN: 712194, p.
The researchers named the microbe Equine Morbillivirus (EMV) and published their results in the April 7, 1995 Science.
To the Editor: Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a viral disease of sheep and goats caused by peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV), a negative-sense, single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Morbillivirus.
The researchers are now analyzing the DNA of the virus that infected the Serengeti lions to see whether it is simply a novel variant of CDV or a completely new member of the morbillivirus group, which includes the measles virus as well as CDV.
Expression of equine morbillivirus (EMV) matrix and fusion proteins and their evaluation as diagnostic reagents.
CDV belongs to the morbillivirus family, which includes the human measles virus.
Cetacean morbillivirus (CeMV; family Paramyxoviridae) has caused several epizootics globally during the past 25 years.
Two morbillivirus species are known to affect aquatic animals: Phocine distemper virus (PDV) and Cetacean morbillivirus (CeMV).