Sabia virus


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Sa·bi·a virus

 (sā′bē-ə)
n.
An arenavirus that causes a form of hemorrhagic fever thought to be endemic to Brazil.

[After Sabiá, Brazil, town where first case was observed.]
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OCEV, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa virus; AMAV, Amapari virus strain BeAn 70563; CHPV, Chapare virus, 200001071; CPXV, Cupixi virus, BeAn 119303; GTOV, Guanarito virus, INH-95551; JUNV, Junin virus, XJ13; MACV, Machupo virus, Carvallo; SABV, Sabia virus, SPH 114202; TCRV, Tacaribe virus, TRVL 11573.
These agents are members of several virus groups, including filoviruses (Ebola virus, Marburg virus), Old World arenaviruses (Lassa virus, Lujo virus), New World arenaviruses (Machupo virus, Junin virus, Sabia virus, Guanarito virus, Chapare virus), flaviviruses (Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus, Kyasanur Forest disease virus), and bunyaviruses (Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, Rift Valley fever virus) (1).