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 Zaire, Ebola Sudan and Marburg are members of the Filoviridae virus family and are commonly referred to as filoviruses.
Three species in the genus Ebolavirus and 1 species in the genus Marburgvirus within the family Filoviridae cause hemorrhagic fever in humans and have triggered several outbreaks with high case-fatality rates (1).
This is a double stranded DNA virus, which belongs to the Filoviridae family, Whispovirus genus (Flegel et al., 2008).
Ebola virus (EBOV) is a filovirus that belongs to the Filoviridae family and it causes a severe hemorrhagic disease in human and nonhuman primates.
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.
It is a member of the Filoviridae family, recognized in the infectious society since 1976, when it was discovered as the cause of haemorrhagic fever epidemic near the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Sudan and Marburg are viruses from the same family of viruses, Filoviridae, as Ebola.
(1) The Ebola virus is one of four subtypes of the virus family Filoviridae. (2) The Ebola virus is highly transmissible through direct contact with the blood or bodily fluids of an infected person, and Ebola virus disease has an average mortality rate of 50%.
4.7 Filoviridae. Favipiravir demonstrated anti-viral activity against Zaire Ebola virus (Mayinga 1976 strain) in Vero E6 cells with an [EC.sub.50] of 10.5 [micro]g/mL.
Ebola virus disease & Emerging Crimean-Congo Marburg haemorrhagic disease haemorrhagic fever fever Year of (1) 12th Century, Ebola: 1976 (re)emergence (2) 1944-45 & 1967 Marburg: 1967 Causative Nairovirus (CCHF virus) EVD: Ebola virus organism MHF: Marburg virus Type/class of Virus (Bunyaviridae) Virus (Filoviridae) organism Vector/animal Hyalomma tick, Fruit bats species host Domestic animals EVD: Pteropodidae MHF: Rousettus aegypti Epidemiology Fatality rate of 10-40%, EVD: about 50% fatality.
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.