Lyssavirus


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Lyssavirus

 [lis´ah-vi″rus]
a genus of rhabdoviruses that includes the rabies virus and other related viruses.

Lyssavirus

(lis'ă-vī'rŭs),
A genus of viruses (family Rhabdoviridae) that includes the rabies virus group.

Lyssavirus

/Lys·sa·vi·rus/ (lis´ah-vi″rus) rabies-like viruses; a genus of viruses of the family Rhabdoviridae comprising the rabies virus and other related African viruses infecting mammals and arthropods.

Lys·sa·vi·rus

(lis'ă-vī'rŭs)
A genus of viruses (family Rhabdoviridae) that includes the rabies virus group.

lyssavirus

A single strand RNA virus that causes RABIES or a potentially fatal encephalitis indistinguishable from rabies. To date, seven different lyssavirus genotypes have been identified. Apart from the rabies strain, most of the lyssaviruses are endemic in bats.

Lyssavirus

A genus of viruses that includes the rabies virus and related viruses that infect insects as well as mammals.
Mentioned in: Rabies

Lyssavirus

a genus in the family Rhabdoviridae that contains rabies virus, mokola virus, lagos virus, Australian bat lyssavirus, and Duvenhage virus.
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O genero Lyssavirus se apresenta amplamente distribuido pelo mundo, com varios genotipos sendo caracterizados em diferentes locais e diferentes especies animais.
With the discovery of rabies related viruses the cross-reactivity of internal antigens (the ribonucleoprotein complex) was used to identify new viruses under the Lyssavirus genus within the Rhabdoviridae family.
David was bitten by a Daubenton bat and contracted a rare type of rabies, European Bat Lyssavirus.
Mr McRae, who contracted a rare strain of the virus known as European bat lyssavirus, was the first person to die from the disease in the UK for a century.
The report says: ``Clearly the indications from these two recent incidents is that the European bat lyssavirus is likely to be circulating in the bat population.
The animal is thought to have been carrying a rare strain of rabies, European bat lyssavirus or EBL.
David McRae, from Angus, Scotland, lost his fight for life hours after test results confirmed he had been infected with European Bat Lyssavirus - a type of rabies known to exist in several north European countries.
The rabies virus is a rhabdovirus belonging to the genus Lyssavirus.
They include the manufacture of isolutrol, a compound found in the gall bladder of sharks that helps to prevent acne, a skin polar probe for melanoma detection, investigations into the bat lyssavirus, and the use of whey as a high-protein fat substitute in cold meat products.
Rabies belongs to a branch of the Rhabdovirus family known as Lyssavirus.
A raiva e uma doenca infecciosa aguda do sistema nervoso central (SNC) causada pelo virus da raiva (RabV), pertencente a familia Rhabdoviridae e ao genero Lyssavirus (TORDO et al.