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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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
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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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Seroprevalence of Sindbis virus and associated risk factors in northern Sweden.
This is evident from both quasiequivalence and from the different conformations of E1 that have been identified in Sindbis virus [56, 60-66].
Other arboviruses detected during these seasons included MVEV, KUNV, KOKV, RRV, and Sindbis virus (Table 3).
[17] obtained similar results when they used CLQ to inhibit replication of the Sindbis virus. Two explanations are possible for these findings: (i) CLQ does not block endosome acidification in the cells of the mosquito Aedes albopictus, or (ii) CLQ blocks endosome acidification but not the infection of mosquito cells with the Sindbis virus.
In studying a strain of the Sindbis virus stripped of its capability to reproduce, however, the researchers noticed that the strain itself could invade and kill many types of cancer cells growing in lab dishes.
However, the Sindbis virus failed to infect the salivary glands of A.
and type 1 EEV, 1 AHSV, 2 WNV ([dagger]) * AHSV, African horse sickness virus; CNS, central nervous system sample; EEV, equine encephalosis virus; MIDV, Middelburg virus; NA, not applicable; SHUV, Shunivirus; SINV, Sindbis virus; WNV, West Nile virus; --, undetectable in central nervous system sample; +, positive.
Phylogeographic structure and evolutionary history of Sindbis virus. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis.
Towers and James Hudson grew Sindbis virus and mouse-cytomegalovirus in mouse cells, then exposed the cultures to the phototoxins in varying concentrations.
Samples with only IgM were tested for their ability to neutralize specific alphaviruses, CHIKV, chikungunya virus; PRNT, plaque-reduction neutralization test; ONNV, o'nyong-nyong virus; SFV, Semliki Forest virus; SINV, Sindbis virus. Table 4.
Sindbis virus infection in a cohort in Finland resulted in persistent arthralgia lasting at least a year in half of those infected, with ankles, fingers, and wrists being most often affected (15).

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