phlebotomus fever


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Related to phlebotomus fever: pappataci fever, sandfly fever, phlebotomus fever virus

phle·bot·o·mus fever

 (flĭ-bŏt′ə-məs)
[New Latin Phlebotomus, sand fly genus (from Late Latin phlebotomus, lancet, from Greek phlebotomos, opening a vein; see phlebotomy).]
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These viruses include influenza virus, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, phlebotomus fever virus, cocksackie B virus, echovirus, dengue virus, systemic acute respiratory syndrome virus, parvovirus, smallpox virus, vaccinia virus, and rubella virus (7).
The most common of these diseases is the short-term viral infection known as sand-fly fever, or phlebotomus fever.
Rio Grande--a new phlebotomus fever group virus from south Texas.