Filoviridae

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Related to Filoviridae infections: Mononegavirales
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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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The resources and publications used were obtained from data bases using combinations of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and related search terms, "Ebola hemorrhagic fever"; "Ebola virus disease"; "filoviridae infections"; "Ebola epidemics"; "communicable disease control"; "case management"; "disease surveillance"; "epidemiology" and "disease management".