Mengo virus

Men·go vi·rus

a strain of encephalomyocarditis virus.


a region of Uganda where virus was discovered in animals in 1948.
Mengo encephalomyelitis - Synonym(s): Mengo virus
Mengo virus - a strain of encephalomyocarditis. Synonym(s): Mengo encephalomyelitis

Mengo virus

a virus strain in the genus Cardiovirus which causes encephalomyocarditis.
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The type species is Encephalomyocarditis virus, which includes strains of murine encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV), Mengo virus, and Maus Eberfeld virus.
The following sequences were used for analysis and primer design: Saffold virus (EF 165067), TMEV strain DA (M20301), TMEV strain GDVII (M20562), TMEV strain BeAn (M16020), Vilyuisk virus (M94868), Theiler-like virus of rats NGS910 (AB090161), Mengo virus (L22089), and EMCV (X87335).
The 5'-noncoding region of this sequence was aligned with that of other cardioviruses, including TMEV, EMCV, and Mengo virus.