Abrovirus viruses

Abrovirus viruses

Also known as arthropodborne viruses, these viruses are maintained in nature through biological transmission between vertebrate hosts and blood-feeding arthropods. Infection occurs when an infected arthropod, such as a mosquito, feeds off a vertebrate, such as a human.
Mentioned in: Ross River Virus
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