bunyavirus


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Bun·ya·vi·rus

(bun'ya-vī'rŭs),
A virus in the genus of the family Bunyaviridae that includes at least 160 types, that is, California encephalitis virus and LaCrosse encephalitis virus.

bunyavirus

/bun·ya·vi·rus/ (bun´yah-vi″rus) any virus of the family Bunyaviridae.

Bunyavirus

/Bun·ya·vi·rus/ (bun´yah-vi″rus) a genus of viruses of the family Bunyaviridae usually transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito; human pathogens cause febrile disease and encephalitis. Important pathogenic species include Bunyamwera, Bwamba, California encephalitis, Guama, Jamestown Canyon, LaCrosse, Oropouche, and Tahyna viruses.

bunyavirus

Any one of the Bunyaviridae family of over 250 viruses that cause a variety of mosquito transmitted (ARBOVIRUS) fevers including California ENCEPHALITIS. Most of the bunyavirus infections are mild feverish illnesses, with headache and joint pain and sometimes with a rash. Full recovery is usual.

bunyavirus

a virus in the family bunyaviridae.
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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis associated with novel bunyavirus infection--case report.
Hemorrhagic fever caused by a novel tick-borne Bunyavirus in Huaiyangshan.
La Crosse virus (LAC virus) is part of the California serogroup in the family Bunyaviridae in the genus Bunyavirus.
Hastaligin etkeni olan KKKA virusu, Aroow'rus'lerin Bunyavirus ailesinden, Nairovirus soyundan tek sarmalli, zarfli RNA virusudur.
We hope that a better understanding of the genetic relationships between bunyavirus groups, particularly in relation to their relevance for human infection, coupled with an increased availability of reference genome sequence information, such as provided by this study, will help enable future surveillance and diagnostic efforts and increase awareness of the importance of orthobunyaviruses as human pathogens.
The third poster presentation, titled "Antisense Morpholino-Oligomers Directed Against Bunyavirus Genome Segments Inhibit Replication and Proliferation," is the result of collaboration with Ramon Flick, Ph.
HRTV is a novel bunyavirus known to cause serious disease in a small number of humans.
identified a novel bunyavirus in parts of China that coincided geographically with the earlier report of nosocomial acquisition of HGA (7).
Originally, the vernacular tenu "bunyavirus" was used for viruses in this genus, but as more genera were added to Bunyaviridae (there are currently 5), confusion arose over whether "bunyavirus" referred to members of the genus Bunyavirus or family Bunyaviridae.
Bunyamwera bunyavirus nonstructural protein NSs is a nonessential gene product that contributes to viral pathogenesis.
ABIV was subsequently sent for testing at the Arbovirus World Reference Laboratory and, more than a decade later, to the Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, where it was identified as a bunyavirus but remained largely uncharacterized.