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).

Togaviridae

a large family of viruses; presently two genera are defined: Alphavirus, which contains arthropod-borne viruses that cause eastern, western and Venezuelan encephalitis, and Rubivirus, which contains rubella virus of humans and is not arthropod-borne. Members of both genera have similar physicochemical properties. They are enveloped (toga = cloak) about 60 nm diameter, contain a single-stranded, plus sense RNA genome, replicate in the cytoplasm of cells and mature by budding through cytoplasmic membranes. Flaviviruses, which are also arthropod-borne, were once included in the family, but are now a separate family, Flaviviridae.
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No Brasil, dez arbovirus da familia Togaviridae ja foram isolados, sendo nove pertencentes ao genero Alphavirus: Aura virus (AURV), EEEV, MAYV, MUCV (subtipo III do complexo do VEEV), Pixuna virus (PIXV), Trocara virus (TROV), Una virus (UNAV), VEEV (subtipo IF), WEEV e o nao classificado e nao grupado Triniti virus (TRIV) (19, 20).
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is a mosquito-borne virus (Alphavirus genus, Togaviridae family).
The Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is an arthropod-borne virus that belongs to the family Togaviridae, genus Alphavirus.
Posteriormente, observou-se que o genoma do HEV nao estava relacionado a qualquer outro virus conhecido e que a sua organizacao assemelhava-se a observada no virus da rubeola, atualmente classificado na familia Togaviridae.
Buggy Creek virus (BCRV; Togaviridae, Alphavirus) is an arbovirus associated with colonially nesting cliff swallows (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) and transmitted by its vector, the hematophagous swallow bug (Oeciacus vicarius), an ectoparasite of the cliff swallow.
The Togaviridae family currently consists of two genera: Alphavirus (containing 27 genera of which 11 are recognized to be pathogenic for man) and Rubivirus (containing one genus Rubella the causative agent of Rubella or German Measles that is transmitted by direct human contact, inhalation of viral infected aerosol, or congenitally).
It is an RNA virus that belongs to the alphavirus genus of the family Togaviridae.
Chikungunya (CHIK) is a vector-borne disease caused by infection with the chikungunya virus (CHIKV), a ribonucleic acid (RNA) arbovirus from the family Togaviridae and genus Alphavirus (1, 2).
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), a member of the genus Alphavirus of the family Togaviridae (2), is mainly transmitted by Aedes aegypti and Ae.
The pathogenic viruses, Herpetoviridae, Orthomyxobiride, Reopiritae and Togaviridae have been tested with the biocidal formula.
Ross River virus (RRV), an alphavirus of the family Togaviridae, is an arbovirus transmitted by Aedes and Culex mosquito species (1).