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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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34) Not much data is available on MAYV treatment, but drugs and therapies are administrated similar to other alphavirus infections that have a clinical course comparable to mayaro infection, such as chikungunya and Ross River viruses.
The university and the company entered into a collaboration in September last year, following preclinical studies which showed the drug significantly alleviated the severity of alphavirus infections, including Ross River virus and the related chikungunya.
In conclusion, cytokine level testing in alphavirus infections with prolonged arthralgia may aid monitoring patient symptoms.