togavirus


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togavirus

(ˈtəʊɡəˌvaɪərəs)
n
(Biology) a virus belonging to the Togaviridae family and which usually affects birds and mammals rather than humans

to•ga•vi•rus

(ˈtoʊ gəˌvaɪ rəs)
n., pl. -rus•es.
any of several RNA-containing viruses of the family Togaviridae, typically enveloped in a layer of lipid and including the arboviruses and the rubella virus.
[1970; toga + virus]
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Arthropod-Borne Flaviviruses With Potential Serologic Cross-Reactivitya Flavivirus Zika virus Dengue virus types 1-4 Yellow fever virus West Nile virus St Louis encephalitis virus Japanese encephalitis virus Powassan virus (a) Chikungunya, Eastern equine encephalitis, Western equine encephalitis, and Venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses are members of the Togavirus family and usually do not cross-react serologically with Zika.
Chikungunya (bottom) is in the togavirus family, which includes the rubella virus.
Immunological parameters of togavirus disease syndromes, p.