snowshoe hare virus

snow·shoe hare vi·rus

a member of the California group of arboviruses, genus Bunyavirus, family Bunyaviridae, causing fever, severe headache, and nausea in humans in North America.

snowshoe hare virus

one of the California serotype bunyaviruses isolated in Canada from the snowshoe hare. It is a cause of equine viral encephalomyelitis.
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The titers for the convalescent-phase serum were 1:320 for California encephalitis and 1:180 for the closely related snowshoe hare virus (Table), which has never been reported in California.