Junin virus

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Related to Junin virus: Lassa virus, Machupo virus
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Noun1.Junin virus - the RNA virus that causes Argentine hemorrhagic fever; carried by rats and mice
arenavirus - animal viruses belonging to the family Arenaviridae
Arenaviridae - a family of arborviruses carried by arthropods
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Recently a compound Nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA) was isolated from leaves of Larrea divaricate and found very effective against Junin virus (Konigheim et al., 2005).
[EC.sub.50] values of favipiravir in cytopathic effect (CPE) assay using Vero cells were 0.79-0.94 [micro]g/mL for Junin virus, Pichinde virus (PICV) and Tacaribe virus.
Several research groups have demonstrated antiviral activities of essential oils against FCV [11], MNV-1 [12], herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) [13], HSV-2 [14], dengue virus type 2, and Junin virus [15].
Acosta EG, Bruttomesso AC, Bisceglia JA, Wachsman MB, Galagovsky LR, Castilla V (2008) Dehydroepiandrosterone, epiandrosterone and synthetic derivatives inhibit Junin virus replication in vitro.
Tacaribe serocomplex viruses (family Arenaviridae, genus Arenavirus) comprise Bear Canyon virus, Tamiami virus, and Whitewater Arroyo virus in the United States; Tacaribe virus (TCRV) on Trinidad; Chapare virus (CHPV) and Machupo virus (MACV) in Bolivia; Guanarito virus (GTOV) in Venezuela; Junin virus (JUNV) in Argentina; Sabia virus (SABV) in Brazil; and 9 other species (1).