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A virus in the genus of the family Bunyaviridae that includes at least 160 types, that is, California encephalitis virus and LaCrosse encephalitis virus.
bunyavirus/bun·ya·vi·rus/ (bun´yah-vi″rus) any virus of the family Bunyaviridae.
Bunyavirus/Bun·ya·vi·rus/ (bun´yah-vi″rus) a genus of viruses of the family Bunyaviridae usually transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito; human pathogens cause febrile disease and encephalitis. Important pathogenic species include Bunyamwera, Bwamba, California encephalitis, Guama, Jamestown Canyon, LaCrosse, Oropouche, and Tahyna viruses.
bunyavirusAny 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.
a virus in the family bunyaviridae.