Semliki Forest virus


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Semliki Forest virus

an alphavirus in the family Togaviridae rarely associated with human disease.

Sem·li·ki For·est vi·rus

(sem'lē-kē fōr'ĕst vī'rŭs)
An alphavirus in the family Togaviridae rarely associated with human disease.

Semliki Forest,

forest in Uganda where the virus is transmitted by mosquitos.
Semliki Forest virus - an alphavirus in the family Togaviridae rarely associated with human disease.

Semliki forest virus

an alphavirus associated with illness in horses in Africa.
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Louis encephalitis virus, yellow fever virus, Powassan virus, Semliki Forest virus, o'nyong-nyong virus, chikungunya virus, and Spondweni virus.
In the related Semliki Forest virus, a corresponding mutation conferred a replication advantage in cholesterol-depleted insect cells (24), which for the virus would implicate an advantage in its reservoir.
Transmission of Semliki Forest virus by Anopheles albimanus using membrane feeding techniques.
Three alphaviruses are listed in the Table, SINV, Semliki Forest virus, and Chikungunya virus.
Also included are presentations on persistent infection and suppression of host response by alphaviruses, subversive neuroinvasive strategy of rabies virus, neurovirulence and host factors in flavivirus encephalitis, regulation of apoptosis by viruses infecting insects, and Semliki Forest virus infection of laboratory mice as models to study the pathogenesis of viral encephalitis.