paramyxovirus


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

paramyxovirus

 [par″ah-mik´so-vi″rus]
any of a family of viruses, including those that cause mumps, measles, and newcastle disease, and the parainfluenza viruses.

Par·a·myx·o·vi·rus

(par'ă-mik'sō-vī'rŭs),
A genus of viruses (family Paramyxoviridae) that includes parainfluenza viruses (types 1 and 3).

paramyxovirus

(păr′ə-mĭk′sə-vī′rəs)
n. pl. paramyxovi·ruses
Any of a family of single-stranded RNA viruses including the respiratory syncytial virus, parainfluenza viruses, and viruses that cause measles and mumps.

Par·a·myx·o·vi·rus

(par'ă-mik'sō-vī'rŭs)
A genus of viruses that includes Newcastle disease, mumps, and the parainfluenza viruses (types 1-4).

Paramyxovirus

A genus of viruses that includes the causative agent of mumps.
Mentioned in: Mumps
References in periodicals archive ?
Tan et al., "Detection of inter-lineage natural recombination in avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 using simplified deep sequencing platform," Frontiers in Microbiology, vol.
Dutch, "Viral entry mechanisms: the increasing diversity of paramyxovirus entry," The FEBS Journal, vol.
Paramyxovirus membrane fusion: lessons from the F and HN atomic structures.
The multifunctional paramyxovirus protein hemagglutinin-neuraminidase (HN) is critical to the invasion process that creates illness, Crennell says.
Nipah virus: an emergent paramyxovirus causing severe encephalitis in humans.
Avian paramyxovirus serotype-1 (APMV-1) is a member of the family Paramyxoviridae and is the causative agent of virulent Newcastle disease (vND) (1,6).
Measles is an infection of the respiratory system caused by a virus, specifically a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus.
Stargazing can also be caused by a virus called as Paramyxovirus (PMV-1).
PREVALENCE OF ANTIBODIES AGAINST AVIAN PARAMYXOVIRUS TYPE 1 IN BACKYARD TURKEYS IN FOUR PROVINCES OF LIMA, PERU
A new paramyxovirus, Nipah virus, was identified in 1999 as the cause of an outbreak of severe encephalitis in persons with close contact with pigs in Malaysia and Singapore (7).
Though no culprit pathogen had been identified at press time, paramyxovirus had been isolated in the nasopharyngeal samples from three non-U.S.
Specialists at the Institute for Medical Virology at Frankfurt University in Germany said samples from two people there resemble a paramyxovirus, the family of microbes that causes measles, mumps and canine distemper.