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Flavivirus

 
a genus of flaviviruses of worldwide distribution, containing about 75 species in 9 serogroups. It includes the viruses that cause yellow fever, dengue, Japanese B encephalitis, Kyasanur Forest disease, St. Louis encephalitis, tick-borne encephalitis, and West Nile encephalitis. Mosquitoes are the most common vector, with some species being tick-borne and some having no known vector.

flavivirus

 [fla´vĭ-vi″rus]
any in a family of RNA viruses that includes significant causes of human disease. See Flavivirus and Hepacivirus.

Fla·vi·vi·rus

(flā'vi-vī'rŭs),
A genus in the family Flaviviridae that includes yellow fever, dengue, and St. Louis encephalitis viruses.
[L. flavus, yellow, + virus]

flavivirus

/fla·vi·vi·rus/ (fla´vĭ-vi″rus) any virus of the family Flaviviridae.

Flavivirus

/Fla·vi·vi·rus/ (fla´vĭ-vi″rus) group B arboviruses: a genus of viruses of the family Flaviviridae, many members of which cause disease in humans and animals, including the agents of yellow fever, dengue, and St. Louis and other forms of encephalitis.

flavivirus

(flā′vĭ-vī′rəs)
n. pl. flavivi·ruses
Any of a genus of RNA viruses that are transmitted by insects and ticks, including the viruses that cause yellow fever, dengue, and various types of encephalitis.

Flavivirus

a genus of a family of Flaviviridae single-stranded positive-sense ribonucleic acid viruses, including species that cause yellow fever, dengue, and St. Louis encephalitis. Most are arboviruses transmitted by mosquitoes or ticks. Also called group B arbovirus.

fla·vi·vi·rus

(flā'vi-vī-rŭs)
A genus in the family Flaviviridae that includes yellow fever, dengue, and St. Louis encephalitis viruses.
[L. flavus, yellow, + virus]

flavivirus

A member of the flavivirus genus of the Flaviviridae family. Flaviviruses are arthropod-borne (arbor) viruses and can cause encephalitic or meningitic diseases including Japanese encephalitis, West Nile virus encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis and Murray Valley encephalitis.

Flavivirus

An arbovirus that can cause potentially serious diseases, such as dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encaphilitis, and West Nile fever.
Mentioned in: West Nile Virus

flavivirus

a virus in the family Flaviviridae.
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Al igual que otros flavivirus, el ZIKV tiene una envoltura icosaedrica (figura 2) que contiene un sentido positivo, genoma de ARN monocatenario.
The flavivirus nonstructural proteins perform multiple functions essential for viral replication, including processing the viral polyprotein, replicating the viral RNA, and inhibiting host immune responses.
Among identified suspected cases of GBS, 20 patients (37%) had no evidence of Zika virus infection, two (4%) patients had pending laboratory test results, and 34 (61%) patients had any evidence of Zika virus or flavivirus infection.
While the use of serology-based tests as confirmatory is not recommended as yet because of their cross-reactivity with other flaviviruses, these serologic tests are highly accurate in monotypic infections,; therefore, con text is important--for populations, such as American, that are not routinely exposed to such infections serologic testing may be applicable, but not for populations that reside in hyperendemic settings, where repeated flavivirus exposure is the norm.
7) In addition, the dengue 2 virus, another flavivirus, has been found in the reproductive system of the carrier male mosquito.
WNV specific IgM and IgG capture ELISA tests and the Plaque Reduction Neutralization Test (PRNT) detecting WNV specific neutralizing antibodies in CSF and serum remains the assay required for confirmation of flavivirus infections.
La reactividad cruzada entre Flavivirus representa un gran problema para la vigilancia epidemiologica, control y prevencion del dengue, el cual debe ser solucionado.
Conclusion: Los resultados obtenidos en este estudio demuestran que las pruebas de ELISA e IFA para humanos son de poca utilidad diagnostica contra el VON en las zonas colombianas donde se presentan circulacion de otros Flavivirus como dengue, fiebre amarilla o encefalitis equina.
The flavivirus family includes a number of dangerous insect-borne diseases such as dengue, West Nile, yellow fever, and tick-borne and St.
Genus: Flavivirus Japanese Encephalitis Antigenic Complex
The Abbott team's evidence suggested that the viruses belong to the Flavivirus genus, which includes the viruses that cause hepatitis C, yellow fever, and dengue.