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arboviruses (ar´bōvī´rəsəz),

n.pl an acronym for hemophagic arthropod-borne viruses, passed on to the host by a bite; implicated in viral encephalitis. The term is not accepted as an official taxonomic nomenclature.
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that tested positive for arboviruses as shown in the Table.
Other domestic arboviruses causing disease include St.
However, several other arboviruses can cause sporadic cases and outbreaks of neuroinvasive disease, mainly in the summer.
Vector competence of Australian Culex gelidus Theobald (Diptera: Culicidae) for endemic and exotic arboviruses.
The mosquito-borne arboviruses that are potentially notifiable are yellow fever virus, West Nile virus, Rift Valley fever virus and Dengue virus.
From a public-health standpoint, arboviruses are a concern.
The occurrence of sentinel chickens infected with the arboviruses from 2000 through 2004 was determined by the IgM seroconversion percentages (Table 2).
Arboviruses causing human disease in the Australasian zoogeographic region.
The project will focus primarily on arboviruses (arthropod-borne viruses), a large group of viruses which frequently cause emergent disease and are transmitted by blood-sucking insects and their arthropod cousins, such as ticks.
As illustrated with ZIKV and CHIKV, tropical islands are new hubs for emerging arboviruses and neither diseases nor places should be neglected (10).
Contract awarded for Agreement Of Services To Assist The Office Of Planning Policy And Program Development OPPPD Hawaii State Department Of Health DOH Provide Training To A Minimum Of 175 Healthcare Workers On Basic Infection Prevention And Control In The Healthcare Setting Infection Prevention Control IC And Environment Of Care EC Overlap Antibiotic Resistance High Level Disinfection And Sterilization And Reportable Infectious Diseases Including Tuberculosis Hepatitis And Emerging/Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases Including Arboviruses Dengue And Zika.