Mayaro virus

May·ar·o vi·rus

a virus of the genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae, causing epidemics of undifferentiated type fever in South America.
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However, further epidemics of these and other reemergent arboviruses (i.e., Mayaro virus [78,50]) are likely to arise.
Mayaro virus (MAYV; genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae) is an arbovirus transmitted primarily by the bite of female mosquitoes of the genus Hemagogus, usually from an infected non-human primate (monkeys) to a susceptible human.
Mayaro virus, of the genus Alphavirus in the family Togaviridae, is a close relative of chikungunya that produces an analogous debilitating arthralgic disease in South America.
Onze tipos ja foram associados com doenca humana, e pelo menos oito teem sido responsaveis por epidemias: Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), Western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV), Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV), Mayaro virus (MAYV), O'nyong-nyong virus (ONNV), Ross River virus (RRV), Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) e Getah virus (GEV) (10).
Chandipura virus India Isfahan virus Iran Piry virus Brazil Table 7-19 Less Common Zoonotic Alphaviruses Alphavirus Disease Semliki Semliki forest fever Forest virus First isolated from mosquitoes in the Semliki Forest, Uganda in 1944 Sindbis Sinbis fever virus First isolated in 1955 from Culex mosquitoes in Sinbis, Eygpt O'Nyong- O'Nyong-Nyong fever Nyong virus First time disease was a major epidemic in Uganda in 1959 O'Nyong-Nyong means very painful and weak in Acholi language Mayaro virus Mayaro fever Disease information based on three epidemics with fewer than 100 cases per epidemic; each outbreak was associated with close human contact with forests.
However, reliability of CHIKV serologic diagnostic tests must be reevaluated for co-circulating genotypes (12) and for the antigenically related Mayaro virus (13) if it emerges in Latin America.
This atypic, dengue-like illness was investigated to confirm the presence of several arbovirus by conventional RT-PCR: West Nile, Mayaro virus, Sant Louis virus and DENV.
RNA was extracted from plasma of the blood sample and tested at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, and Public Health England, UK, for dengue virus (DENV), chikungunya virus (CHIKV), Zika virus, yellow fever virus, Mayaro virus, Plasmodium spp., Leptospira spp., and Rickettsia spp.
Mayaro virus (MAYV) is an Aedes mosquito-borne alphavirus of the New World, transmitted mainly by tree canopy-dwelling Haemagogus spp.
Sustained elevated cytokine levels during recovery phase of Mayaro virus infection.
The name of author Massimo Ciccozzi was misspelled in Mayaro Virus in Child with Acute Febrile Illness, Haiti, 2015 (J.