arterivirus

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Related to Arteriviridae: Picornaviridae, Astroviridae

arterivirus

(är-tîr′ĭ-vī′rəs)
n.
Any of a genus of RNA viruses, including species that cause equine arteritis and swine infertility.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Cavanagh, "Nidovirales: a new order comprising Coronaviridae and Arteriviridae," Archives of Virology, vol.
PRRSV is an enveloped, positive-strand RNA virus of the family Arteriviridae. This virus is divided into European genotype 1 and North American genotype 2.
PRRS virus (PRRSV), a member of the family Arteriviridae, is the etiologic agent of the syndrome.
PRRSV is a member of the family Arteriviridae in the order Nidovirales, which also includes severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus.
The causative agent, PRRS virus (PRRSV), is a member of the family Arteriviridae (1).
The etiologic agent is PRRS virus (PRRSV), a member of the family Arteriviridae in the order Nidovirales (1,2).
Initially, the disease was referred to as "mystery swine disease" until its cause was determined to be a positive-stranded RNA virus, designated porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), that together with murine lactate dehydrogenase-elevating virus (LDV), equine arteritis virus, and simian hemorrhagic fever virus, belongs to the family Arteriviridae (6).