Filoviridae


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Noun1.Filoviridae - a family of threadlike RNA viruses that cause diseases in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees)
Ebola virus - a filovirus that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever; carried by animals; can be used as a bioweapon
Marburg virus - a filovirus that causes Marburg disease; carried by animals; can be used as a bioweapon
family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
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Ebola is caused by infection with a virus of the family Filoviridae, genus Ebolavirus.
To control for the effect of familiarity as well as other factors on the results, we adopted a single fictional risk event: "Filov infectious disease manifests as a viral hemorrhagic fever caused by the Filoviridae virus.
1) The Ebola virus is one of four subtypes of the virus family Filoviridae.
Sudan and Marburg are viruses from the same family of viruses, Filoviridae, as Ebola.
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is an infection caused by a virus of the family Filoviridae, genus Ebolavirus.
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is acute, serious illness lead to death, formerly known as Fatal Hemorrhagic Fever in humans and mammals, caused by genus Ebolavirus, family Filoviridae, and order Mononegavirale.
Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a hemorrhagic fever in the viral family Filoviridae, genus Ebolavirus.
Ebola virus disease (EVD) previously called Ebola haemorrhagic fever is a viral disease caused by infection with a virus of the family Filoviridae, genus Ebola virus and causes serious or life threatening infections in human and primates which if left untreated could be very fatal.
In Africa, the HF viruses belong to one of three families, namely the Arenaviridae (Lassa and Lujo viruses), Bunyaviridae (Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) and Rift Valley fever (RVF) viruses) and Filoviridae (Ebola and Marburg viruses).
Genus Ebolavirus is 1 of 3 members of the Filoviridae family (filovirus), along with genus Marburgvirus and genus Cuevavirus.
Taxonomically, EBOV belongs to the new Filoviridae virus family established in 1982, and amended in 2011.