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Lyssavirus

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

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

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

A genus of viruses that includes the rabies virus and related viruses that infect insects as well as mammals.
Mentioned in: Rabies
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Host Switching in Lyssavirus History from the Chiroptera to the Carnivora Orders.
Hu et al., "WELYSSA: a simple tool using mouse monoclonal antibodies for the detection of lyssavirus nucleocapsid in rabies suspected specimens," Developments in Biologicals, vol.
O genero Lyssavirus inclui 11 especies conhecidas (Tabela 1), e 11 genotipos identificados ate o momento, consistindo no virus classico da raiva (RABV, genotipo 1), Lagos bat virus (LBV, genotipo 2), Mokola virus (MOKV, genotipo 3), Duvenhage virus (DUVV, genotipo 4), European bat lyssavirus (EBLV-1, genotipo 5), European bat lyssavirus (EBLV-2, genotipo 6), e Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV, genotipo 7).
Rabies is caused by a number of different strains of the large, bullet shaped with one end rounded or conical and other planar or concave; single stranded negative sense RNA viruses of the genus Lyssavirus, family Rhabdoviridae.
Table 7-17 Lyssaviruses Geographic Virus Type Host Location Rabies virus (lyssavirus type 1) Mammals (especially Worldwide canine species) Lagos bat virus Bats Africa (lyssavirus type 2) Mokola virus (lyssavirus type 3) Bats Africa Duvenhage virus Bats South Africa (lyssavirus type 4) European bat virus type 1 Bats Europe (lyssavirus type 5) European bat virus type 2 Bats Europe (lyssavirus type 6) Australian bat virus Flying foxes Australia (lyssavirus type 7) Table adapted from Krauss.
The European Bat Lyssavirus 2 (EBLV-2) strain is closely related to the classical rabies virus and is common in bats across northern Europe.
The female bat later died and was sent to a Surrey laboratory where scientists confirmed the presence of European Bat Lyssavirus (EBLV) - a rare strain of bat rabies.
The female mammal was infected with European Bat Lyssavirus (EBLV), a strain of rabies common among bats across northern Europe.
The female mammal, found in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, was infected with European Bat Lyssavirus (EBLV), a strain of rabies common among bats in northern Europe.
The female mammal, which died last month, was infected with European Bat Lyssavirus (EBLV), a strain of rabies common among bats across the northern Europe.