simian hemorrhagic fever


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sim·i·an hem·or·rhag·ic fe·ver

a highly fatal disease of macaque monkeys caused by the simian hemorrhagic fever virus and characterized by fever, facial edema, anorexia, adipsia, skin petechiae, diarrhea, hemorrhages, and death.

simian

1. member of the suborder Anthropoidea or Simiae; includes the monkeys and apes.
2. ape-like.

simian acquired immune deficiency syndrome (SAIDS)
a retrovirus-induced immune deficiency, similar to human acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
simian exogenous type D retrovirus
see simian acquired immune deficiency syndrome (above).
simian hemorrhagic fever
a highly fatal disease of macaques, caused by an arterivirus. It is characterized by edema, hemorrhages and diarrhea.
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