Flaviviridae


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Noun1.Flaviviridae - a family of arboviruses carried by arthropods
arborvirus, arbovirus - a large heterogeneous group of RNA viruses divisible into groups on the basis of the virions; they have been recovered from arthropods, bats, and rodents; most are borne by arthropods; they are linked by the epidemiologic concept of transmission between vertebrate hosts by arthropod vectors (mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies, midges, etc.) that feed on blood; they can cause mild fevers, hepatitis, hemorrhagic fever, and encephalitis
flavivirus - animal viruses belonging to the family Flaviviridae
family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
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Dengue is caused by a virus of the Flaviviridae family and there are 4 distinct, but closely related, serotypes of the virus that cause dengue (DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3 and DEN-4).
It is a mosquito-borne, single positive-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae; genus Flavivirus.
CSFV, a positive-sense RNA virus (family Flaviviridae, genus Pestivirus) is divided into 3 major genotypes (1-3) and several subgenotypes (3,4).
Zika virusu, Flaviviridae ailesi Flavivirus cinsine ait artropod kaynakli bir virustur (1).
Every year about 350,000 persons die due to infection with HCV4 which is a small enveloped, single stranded RNA virus, classified as a separate genus hepacivirus in the Flaviviridae family5.
The genetic makeup of the virus includes a single standard RNA virus present mainly in flaviviridae (3).
Hepatitis-C virus (HCV) is an RNA virus member of the family Flaviviridae. Global prevalence of HCV is 2.5%.5 Seroprevalence in general population of Pakistan is 6.8%.6 The prevalence of HCV among HD patients varies greatly by geographic area (4% to 59% in different countries) throughout the world.
Zika virus belongs to a family of Flaviviridae and the genus Flavivirus viruses and the name initiated from the Zika forest of Uganda in 1947.
ZIKV is a positive-sense, single-stranded RNA virus that belongs to the Flaviviridae family, Flavivirus genus, and is transmitted primarily by Aedes mosquitos (1).
Dengue virus (DENV) consists of four serotypes (DENV 1 to 4), is the member of flaviviridae family, genus flavivirus.
The Zika virus belongs to the Flaviviridae family of viruses, which includes dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and West Nile viruses.