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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Morbillivirus infection in live stranded, injured, trapped and captive cetaceans in southeastern Queensland and northern New South Wales, Australia.
Postmortem diagnosis of morbillivirus infection in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico epizootics by polymerase chain reaction-based assay.
We report a case of lethal morbillivirus infection in a Guiana dolphin (Sotalia guianensis), a coastal marine and estuarine species that occurs off the Atlantic Coast of South and Central America.
Together with antigenic and genomic evidence, our findings indicate that morbillivirus infection is extant in Guiana dolphins in the waters off Brazil.
Dolphin morbillivirus infection in different parts of the Mediterranean Sea.
Morbillivirus infection in bottlenose dolphins: evidence for recurrent epizootics in the western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.
To our knowledge, this is the first report of morbillivirus infection in a white-beaked dolphin in German waters and in a marine mammal since the last epidemic among harbor seals in northern Europe in 2002.
Her research activities include a health status monitoring program in seals and cetaceans from the German North and Baltic Sea and cetaceans from the Black Sea with special emphasis on morbillivirus infections.
In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Morbillivirus infections.
We describe a systemic morbillivirus infection in a bottlenose dolphin in the Canary Islands.
Multiple intracytoplasmic and rare intranuclear acidophilic inclusions, characteristic of morbillivirus infection (3), were observed in many epithelial tissue specimens (Figure 2A).
Nevertheless, it remains possible for pilot whales to serve as vectors by which immunologically naive species are exposed to morbillivirus infection.