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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Here we report information regarding paramyxovirus distribution through molecular evidence of bat-associated paramyxoviruses in Cameroon, Nigeria, and South Africa, as well as evidence of paramyxoviruses in nonpteropodid bats from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Nipah virus: a recently emergent deadly paramyxovirus.
Reovirus (T3/ Bat/Germany/342/08) (11) was chosen to represent a non-enveloped virus, orthomyxovirus (influenza A PR/8/1934) and paramyxovirus (Sendai virus) were chosen to represent enveloped viruses with an RNA genome, and poxvirus (vaccinia virus) was chosen to represent an enveloped virus with a DNA genome (Table 3).
Complete genome sequence of avian paramyxovirus (APMV) serotype 5 completes the analysis of nine APMV serotypes and reveals the longest APMV genome.
Full-length genome sequence of Mossman virus, a novel paramyxovirus isolated from rodents in Australia.
In 3 urban feral pigeons, avian paramyxovirus (APMV) serotype 1 was isolated.
Hendra virus (HeV) is an emerging zoonotic paramyxovirus for which natural reservoirs are the 4 species of flying fox (Pteropus bats) found on mainland Australia (1).
Metagenomic analysis revealed a novel paramyxovirus in the patient's blood and serum; the virus was most closely related to Tuhoko virus 3, a rubula-like virus (family Paramyxoviridae) recently isolated from Rousettus leschenaultii fruit bats in southern China (4).
31) This same observation was made in a recent study in which experimental infection of domestic pigeons with PiCV in combination with vaccination against paramyxovirus failed to reproduce the clinical signs of YPDS, leading the authors to suggest that stressful conditions may serve as a trigger for development of YPDS.
There are 9 serotypes of avian paramyxovirus (APMV), including APMV-1, or Newcastle disease virus.
Therefore, as a first step in determining the pervasiveness of infection in African wild nonhuman primates, we screened these animals for paramyxovirus in Zambia.
Abstract: An outbreak of avian paramyxovirus serotype 3 (APMV-3) infection occurred in a private bird collection consisting mainly of Neophema species.