o'nyong-nyong virus

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o'·ny·ong-·ny·ong vi·rus

a virus of the genus Alphavirus, in the family Togaviridae, found in Uganda, Kenya, and the Republic of Congo, which causes o'nyong-nyong fever.
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O'nyong-nyong virus

An Alphavirus found in central Africa that causes epidemic fevers, joint pains, and swollen glands. The virus is transmitted to humans by mosquito bite.
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CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CHIKV, chikungunya virus; DENV, dengue virus; IRBA, French Armed Forces Biomedical Research Institute; MAYV, Mayaro virus; NA, not applicable; ONNV o'nyong-nyong virus; RDT, immunochromatography test for rapid detection; RVRV, Rift Valley fever virus.
Results of serologic analysis of a German traveler from Kenya with O'nyong-nyong virus infection, October 2013 * Virus Immunofluorescence assay ([dagger]) 5 d after 26 d after Virus symptom onset symptom onset neutralization test, 26 d after symptom onset IgG IgM IgG IgM O'nyong-nyong 1:160 1:160 1:2,560 1:1,280 1:1,280 Chikungunya 1:80 1:80 1:2,560 1:320 1:80 Sindbis Neg Neg 1:640 Neg ND Semliki Forest Neg Neg Neg Neg ND * Neg, negative; ND, not done.
Louis encephalitis virus, yellow fever virus, Powassan virus, Semliki Forest virus, o'nyong-nyong virus, chikungunya virus, and Spondweni virus.