Sindbis virus


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Sind·bis vi·rus

the type species of the genus Alphavirus, in the family Togaviridae, usually transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Culex; and causative agent of Sindbis fever.
[village in Egypt where first isolated]

Sind·bis vi·rus

(sind'bis vī'rŭs)
The type species of the genus Alphavirus, usually transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Culex, and causative agent of Sindbis fever.
[village in Egypt where first isolated]

Sindbis virus

An Alphavirus typically found in South Africa or Oceania that is disseminated to humans by mosquitoes of the genus Culex. It can cause a transient febrile illness accompanied by a diffuse maculopapular rash and muscle and joint pains.
See also: virus

Sindbis,

village in Egypt where the fever was first observed in the 1950's.
Sindbis fever - a febrile illness of humans in Africa, Australia, and other countries, caused by the Sindbis virus, and characterized by arthralgia, rash, and malaise.
Sindbis virus - the type species of the genus Alphavirus, in the family Togaviridae.
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