arenavirus(redirected from Arena virus)
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A genus in the family Arenaviridae that is associated with lymphocytic choriomeningitis and several hemorrhagic fevers.
arenavirus(ăr′ə-nə-vī′rəs, ə-rē′nə-, ə-rē′nə-vī′rəs)
Any of a family of single-stranded RNA viruses that cause chronic infections in rodents and when transmitted to humans cause various hemorrhagic diseases, including Lassa fever.
ArenavirusThe single genus of the family Arenaviridae, which includes Lassa virus, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus and the Tacaribe group of haemorrhagic fever (e.g., Junin, Machupo viruses).
ArenavirusVirology The single genus of the family Arenaviridae, which includes Lassa virus, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus and hemorrhagic fever—eg Junin, Machupo—viruses Vector Rodents. See Arenaviridae.
A genus in the family Arenaviridae that is associated with lymphocytic choriomeningitis and a number of hemorrhagic fevers.