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Related to arborvirus: Arbovirus Encephalitis
Obsolete term for arbovirus.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
arbovirusA large, heterogeneous group of single-stranded RNA viruses with an envelope surrounding the capsid, which are so named as most are transmitted by the saliva of haematophagous arthropod bites, i.e., are arthropod-borne.
Most arboviral infections are mild, but may include haemorrhagic fever, encephalitis, systemic fever complex and hepatitis.
Mosquitoes, sandflies, ticks.
Arenavirus, Bunyaviridae, Flaviviridae, Reoviridae, Rhabdoviridae, Toagaviridae.
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