bunyavirus


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Bun·ya·vi·rus

(bun'ya-vī'rŭs),
A virus in the genus of the family Bunyaviridae that includes at least 160 types, that is, California encephalitis virus and LaCrosse encephalitis virus.
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bunyavirus

Any one of the Bunyaviridae family of over 250 viruses that cause a variety of mosquito transmitted (ARBOVIRUS) fevers including California ENCEPHALITIS. Most of the bunyavirus infections are mild feverish illnesses, with headache and joint pain and sometimes with a rash. Full recovery is usual.
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Dai et al., "Hemorrhagic fever caused by a novel Bunyavirus in china: pathogenesis and correlates of fatal outcome," Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol.
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis associated with novel bunyavirus infection--case report.
La Crosse virus (LAC virus) is part of the California serogroup in the family Bunyaviridae in the genus Bunyavirus. LAC virus is a negative sense, single-stranded RNA viruses with an envelope (Figure 7-7).
Although no human congenital infection with a bunyavirus of the California serogroup has been reported, congenital infection with other bunyaviruses of the Bunyamwera serogroup has been associated with macrocephaly.
Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome associated with a novel bunyavirus. In: Ergonul O, Can F, Akova M, Madoff L, editors.
japonicus mosquitoes are capable of transovarial transmission, as is the case with La Crosse virus, another bunyavirus (14), these mosquitoes could then contribute to concentrating the virus within this limited geographic area.
Investigations on the presence of antibodies to alphaviruses, flaviviruses, Bunyavirus and Kemerovo virus in humans and some domestic animals.
Furthermore, given the apparent extent of this problem and the widespread availability and modest costs associated with RT-PCR and Sanger sequencing, it may be prudent to recommend routinely incorporating at least partial genetic characterization as a part of the identification process for all new bunyavirus isolates.
California encephalitis, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, and bunyavirus hemorrhagic fevers.
Heartland virus (HRTV) is a novel bunyavirus (family Bunyaviridae, genus Phlebovirus) first identified in the United States in 2 persons with thrombocytopenia/ leukopenia in Missouri in 2009 (1).