Morbillivirus


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Mor·bil·li·vi·rus

(mōr-bil'i-vī'rŭs),
A genus in the family Paramyxoviridae, including measles, canine distemper, and bovine rinderpest viruses.

Morbillivirus

/Mor·bil·li·vi·rus/ (-vi″rus) measles-like viruses; a genus of viruses of the family Paramyxoviridae, including the agents of measles and canine distemper.

morbillivirus

(môr-bĭl′ĭ-vī′rəs)
n.
Any of a genus of paramyxoviruses, including the causal agents of measles and rinderpest, that infect humans and other vertebrates.

Morbillivirus

A genus of viruses of the Paramyxoviridae family, including canine distemper virus, rinderpest virus, measles virus and equine morbillivirus, the last of which may rarely infect humans.

Mor·bil·li·vi·rus

(mōr-bil'i-vī'rŭs)
A genus in the family Paramyxoviridae, including measles, canine distemper, and bovine rinderpest viruses.

Morbillivirus

one of the three genera in the family Paramyxoviridae that includes the viruses of human measles, canine distemper, phocine distemper and rinderpest.

equine Morbillivirus
see equine henipavirus.
References in periodicals archive ?
Recently, a morbillivirus with phylogenetic similarity to dolphin morbillivirus (DMV) caused the death of a common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in Queensland, northeastern Australia (1).
Positive DMV-specific antibody titers in 3 Fraser's dolphins (Lagenodelphis hosei) stranded off Brazil and Argentina in 1999 indicate the exposure of South Atlantic cetaceans to morbillivirus (7).
We report a unique morbillivirus that caused documented systemic infection in a bottlenose dolphin from the eastern North Atlantic Ocean.
The virus, peste des petits ruminants (PPRV) is the cause of PPR that belongs to the family Paramyxoviridae, genus Morbillivirus.
Nucleoprotein gene is considered the most conserved gene of the Morbillivirus family and the most expressed gene due to the transcriptional organization.
Los virus restantes se relacionaron con un Morbillivirus aun sin clasificar encontrado en el ano 2009 en muestras de murcielagos en Brasil (Drexler, 2012).
Along the US East Coast, from Florida to New York, more than 1,800 bottlenose dolphins have been stranded since July 2013, almost all of them dead when they washed ashore, almost all of them testing positive for a Morbillivirus, similar to measles in humans.
PPR virus is a Morbillivirus of the Family Paramyxoviridae, RNA genome and has affinity for lymphoid and epithelial tissues of the GI tract, in which it produces characteristic lesions.
The disease is caused by a Morbillivirus of the family Paramyxoviridae (Kwiatek et al.
Measles is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory system, immune system, and skin caused by a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus.
Morbillivirus dos Golfinhos: Patogeno re-emergentes em populacoes de cetaceos
1,2) Measles is caused by infection of measles virus (MVs), which is an enveloped virus of the Morbillivirus genus in the Paramyxoviridae family.