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Any of a large group of RNA viruses that are transmitted by arthropods, such as mosquitoes and ticks, and include the causative agents of encephalitis, yellow fever, and dengue.

[ar(thropod-)bo(rne) virus.]

ar′bo·vi′ral adj.
ar′bo·vi·rol′o·gy (är′bō-vĭ-rŏl′ə-jē) n.
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caused by an arbovirus
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8, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A total of 2,813 cases of domestic arboviral disease were identified in 2018, of which 94 percent were West Nile Virus, according to research published in the Aug.
He added Dengue Fever (DF) and Dengue Hemorrhagic fever (DHF) are the fastest emerging mosquito-borne arboviral infections since 2005-06 in Pakistan.
Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever have been the fastest emerging mosquito-borne arboviral infections since 2005-06 in Pakistan.
"We are just beginning to discover and understand, the Aedes aegypti or yellow fever mosquito, which transmits dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya, Zika virus, and possibly a number of emerging viral diseases, and the Aedes albopictus mosquito, also known as the Asian Tiger Mosquito (in the USA), which also serves as a vector for arboviral diseases.
West Nile virus (WNV) is the leading cause of domestically acquired arboviral disease in the continental United States (1).
Serum samples from febrile persons suspected of having arboviral infections are referred to the NHL in Guatemala for surveillance and confirmation purposes.
Serum samples from persons with suspected cases were submitted to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taipei, Taiwan) for confirmation of arboviral infection.
In the absence of local laboratory capacity to test for Zika virus, ASDoH initiated arboviral disease control measures, including public education and vector source reduction campaigns.
This case highlights 2 issues: the unknown epidemiology of CHIKV in Africa and the difficulty of diagnosing one arboviral infection during an outbreak of another arboviral infection.
According to available data, dengue fever is a re-emerging arboviral disease in more than 100 tropical and sub-tropical countries of the world with estimated caseload of 50-100 millions of dengue fever and 0.5 million cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever.
"There is no question that physician reporting will be key" in surveillance of the arboviral illness, emphasized Dr.