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Related to alphavirus: bunyavirus, flavivirus, Hepacivirus, Rubivirus
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Noun1.alphavirus - an arbovirus of the family Togaviridae that can cause a variety of encephalitis in horses
Togaviridae - a family of arboviruses carried by arthropods
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
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Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), an arbovirus in genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae, has undergone a rapid geographic expansion during the past decade (1).
Louis, describe a cohort of 10 Americans who traveled to Haiti within a 20-day period in June 2014 and became infected with Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), an arthritogenic, mosquito-transmitted alphavirus (Arthritis Rheumatol.
About Chikungunya Chikungunya (CHIK) fever is a re-emerging Aedes mosquito-transmitted viral disease caused by CHIK virus belonging to the Togaviridae family of genus Alphavirus.
Whole bovine colostrum and specifically PRPs have been shown to have antiviral activity against adenovirus, alphavirus, dengue virus, echovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, enterovirus 71, hantavirus, hepatitis C virus, herpes viruses, HIV-1, human papilloma virus, influenza, Japanese encephalitis, measles, poliovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, rotavirus, St.
Chikungunya virus is a mosquito-borne alphavirus transmitted primarily by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, which also transmit dengue virus and are found throughout much of the Americas, including parts of the U.
Tomerini and co-authors (2011) showed that preemptive rather than reactive MCPs resulted in a lower Ross River virus (RRV; Togaviridae family, Alphavirus genus) rate in Queensland, Australia.
They showed that a single-letter change in the RNA of an alphavirus strengthened the stem-loop.
Chikungunya is an alphavirus, a family of viruses that includes eastern equine encephalitis.
CHIKV, an alphavirus that is transmitted by infected Aedes mosquitoes, was first isolated in 1953 in Tanzania from infected patients who often developed a contortedposture owing to debilitating joint pains.
Fatal encephalomyelitis caused by alphavirus has also been shown to be countered by minocycline.
18) The best example of an "old world" alphavirus is Chikungunya virus.