paramyxovirus


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paramyxovirus

 [par″ah-mik´so-vi″rus]
any of a family of viruses, including those that cause mumps, measles, and newcastle disease, and the parainfluenza viruses.

Par·a·myx·o·vi·rus

(par'ă-mik'sō-vī'rŭs),
A genus of viruses (family Paramyxoviridae) that includes parainfluenza viruses (types 1 and 3).

paramyxovirus

/para·myxo·vi·rus/ (-mik´so-vi″rus) any virus of the family Paramyxoviridae.

Paramyxovirus

/Para·myxo·vi·rus/ (-mik´so-vi″rus)
1. a genus of viruses (family Paramyxoviridae) that cause chiefly respiratory infections in a variety of vertebrate hosts; included are mumps and parainfluenza viruses.
2. paramyxoviruses; a genus of viruses of the subfamily Paramyxovirinae (family Paramyxoviridae) that cause chiefly respiratory infections in a variety of vertebrate hosts.

paramyxovirus

(păr′ə-mĭk′sə-vī′rəs)
n. pl. paramyxovi·ruses
Any of a family of single-stranded RNA viruses including the respiratory syncytial virus, parainfluenza viruses, and viruses that cause measles and mumps.

paramyxovirus

[-mik′sōvī′rəs]
Etymology: Gk, para + myxa, mucus; L, virus, poison
a member of a family of viruses that includes the organisms that cause parainfluenza, mumps, and some respiratory infections.

Par·a·myx·o·vi·rus

(par'ă-mik'sō-vī'rŭs)
A genus of viruses that includes Newcastle disease, mumps, and the parainfluenza viruses (types 1-4).

Paramyxovirus

A genus of viruses that includes the causative agent of mumps.
Mentioned in: Mumps

paramyxovirus

a member of the family Paramyxoviridae.

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avian paramyxovirus-1 causes newcastle disease; avian paramyxovirus-2 causes Yucaipa disease, avian paramyxovirus-3 causes depression, coughing and a drop in egg production in turkeys and occasionally chickens and psittacine birds; avian paramyxovirus-6 causes mild respiratory infection in turkeys.
paramyxovirus encephalomyelitis
a disease of pigs in Mexico, believed to be caused by a paramyxovirus. In addition to encephalomyelitis, there is reproductive failure and corneal opacity. Called also porcine blue eye disease. Mexican blue eye. Paramyxovirus-like agents have also been associated with encephalomyelitis in domestic and large exotic Felidae.
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Evidence for a new avian paramyxovirus serotype 10 detected in rockhopper penguins from the Falkland Islands.
Raising hyperimmune serum against avian paramyxovirus (APMV-1) and pigeon paramyxovirus (PPMV-1) in rabbits and their cross reactivity.
Researchers in Hong Kong have identified a member of the paramyxoviridae family, including paramyxovirus, as causing the recent SARS outbreak.
It is caused by Newcastle disease virus (NDV), a member of the Paramyxoviridae, genus Avulavirus and serogroup Avian Paramyxovirus 1 (Lamb et al.
Newcastle disease (ND) - worldwide problem with severe economic implications, affecting chickens, turkeys and other birds - is caused by virulent strains of paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1) (Miller et al.
Simultaneamente se descarto Paramyxovirus aviar tipo 1 (APMV-1) mediante la prueba de inhibicion de la hemoaglutinacion, con sueros conteniendo anticuerpos especificos para el virus.
Two separate Canadian teams conducted retrospective studies to flesh out some of the characteristics of this new paramyxovirus.
Two Canadian teams conducted retrospective studies of this new paramyxovirus.
The newly discovered virus belongs to the paramyxovirus group.
A previously unrecognized paramyxovirus (formerly known as Hendra-like virus), now called Nipah virus, was implicated by laboratory testing in many of these cases.
The cause was a paramyxovirus which was traced back to a colony of grey-headed fruit bats living near the piggery.
NDV the avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 (APMV-1) a member of the Avulavirus genus within the Paramyxoviridae family is the causal agent of a fatal respiratory and neurological disease that can result in 100% morbidity and mortality in chicken ocks (Alexander 2003).