alphavirus


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Related to alphavirus: bunyavirus, flavivirus, Hepacivirus, Rubivirus
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Noun1.alphavirus - an arbovirus of the family Togaviridae that can cause a variety of encephalitis in horses
Togaviridae - a family of arboviruses carried by arthropods
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
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Getah virus (GETV; genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae) is a mosquitoborne RNA virus that causes death in young piglets, miscarriage in pregnant sows, and mild illness in horses (1-3).
The virus is a member of the genus Alphavirus; many alphaviruses are important human pathogens (3, 4).
According to the company, VLPM01 is a pre-erythrocytic vaccine delivering the circumsporozoite (CSP) antigen on its proprietary inserted alphavirus virus-like particle (i-?VLP) vaccine platform and is its first vaccine candidate to enter human clinical trials.
Chikungunya is an arboviral disease caused by the chikungunya virus--an alphavirus --and is largely transmitted by the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquito species.
Chikungunya is an example of an alphavirus that has become a global disease.
El virus del chikunguna (CHIKV) es un miembro del genero de los Alphavirus, perteneciente a la familia Togaviridae (1).
Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne viral disease caused by the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) (family: Togaviridae, genus: Alphavirus).
Non-viral delivery of self-amplifying mRNAs (SAM technology), derived from a modified alphavirus single-stranded (ss) RNA genome, elicits very potent and broad-based immune responses due to antigen expression in host cells and to their intrinsic innate immune stimulating capabilities.
Chikungunya is a reemerging alphavirus infection that has resulted from enhanced vector competence.
Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV), western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV), and eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) are nonsegmented, positive-sense RNA viruses of the genus Alphavirus in the family Togaviridae [1].