Banna virus


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Banna virus

(ban'na?, ban'a) [Xishuang Banna, Yunnan province, China] See: virus

Banna virus

Abbreviation: BAV
The type species of the genus Seadornavirus (family Reoviridae), isolated in Asia. It is transmitted to humans by the mosquito or tick bite and is implicated in some cases of encephalitis.
See also: virus
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