Togaviridae


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To·ga·vir·i·dae

(tō'gă-vir'i-dē),
A family of viruses that includes two genera: Alphavirus, which includes eastern equine encephalitis, western equine encephalitis, and Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, and Rubivirus, the rubella virus. Virions are 70 nm in diameter, enveloped, and ether sensitive; the capsid is of icosahedral symmetry, containing single-stranded positive sense RNA.

To·ga·vir·i·dae

(tō'gă-vir'i-dē)
A family of viruses that includes the following genera: Alphavirus, which includes eastern equine encephalitis; western equine encephalitis; Venezuelan equine encephalitis; and the rubella virus (Rubivirus).

To·ga·vir·i·dae

(tō'gă-vir'i-dē)
A family of viruses that includes the following genera: Alphavirus, which includes eastern equine encephalitis; western equine encephalitis; Venezuelan equine encephalitis; and the rubella virus (Rubivirus).
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A sero-epidemiological survey for certain arboviruses (Togaviridae) in Pakistan.
The mosquitoes showed a wide-spectrum susceptibility to arboviruses which included members of the family Togaviridae, Flaviviridae, Rhabdoviridae and Bunyaviridae.
Mosquito-borne viruses causing diseases that affect public health in North Carolina included Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV; Togaviridae family, Alphavirus genus), La Crosse encephalitis virus (LACEV; Bunyaviridae family, Orthobunyavirus genus), SLEV, and WNV.
El virus de la EEV pertenece a la familia Togaviridae genero alfavirus y esta subdividido en seis subtipos: el subtipo I tiene 5 variantes antigenicas AB, C, D, E y F; el subtipo III tiene tres variantes antigenicas A,ByC[1, 7].
Segundo esse criterio, a maioria dos arbovirus atualmente registrados encontra-se distribuida dentro de seis familias: Bunyaviridae, Flaviviridae, Reoviridae, Rhabdoviridae, Togaviridae e Asfaviridae (5).
1998; Natal 1998), la primera relacionada con la transmision de los virus Bussuquara (Flaviviridae), Wyeomyia (Bunyaviridae), Pixuna (Togaviridae) y Encefalitis de San Luis (Flaviviridae), mientras que Li.
Chikungunya (CHIK) virus is an Arbo virus of the genus Alphavirus and family Togaviridae (1,2).