Bunyavirus

A virus in the genus of the family Bunyaviridae that includes at least 160 types, i.e., California encephalitis virus and LaCrosse encephalitis virus.

* * *

bun·ya·vi·rus 'bən-yə-.vī-rəs n
1) cap a genus of numerous single-stranded RNA viruses (as the La Crosse virus) of the family Bunyaviridae that are usu. transmitted by mosquitoes or ticks
2) any of the family Bunyaviridae of single-stranded RNA viruses

* * *

Bun·ya·vi·rus (bunґyə-vi″rəs) [Bunyamwera, town in Uganda where the type species was isolated] former name for Orthobunyavirus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bunyavirus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Bunyavirus, género de virus ARN de vertebrados de la familia Bunyaviridae. Grupo Bunyamwera Grupo Bwamba Grupo California Grupo Capim Grupo Guama Grupo Koongol El contenido de este artículo incorpora material de una… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bunyavirus — Bunyaviridae Bunyaviridés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bunyavirus — Género de virus ARN de vertebrados de la familia Bunyaviridae. Grupo Bunyamwera Grupo Bwamba Grupo C Grupo California Grupo Capim Grupo Guama Grupo Koongol …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • bunyavirus — noun an animal virus belonging to the family Bunyaviridae; can be used as a bioweapon • Hypernyms: ↑animal virus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Virus — A microorganism smaller than a bacteria, which cannot grow or reproduce apart from a living cell. A virus invades living cells and uses their chemical machinery to keep itself alive and to replicate itself. It may reproduce with fidelity or with… …   Medical dictionary

  • Encephalitis — Inflammation of the brain. Encephalitis occurs, for example, in 1 in 1,000 cases of measles. It may start (up to 3 weeks) after onset of the measles rash and present with high fever, convulsions, and coma. It usually runs a blessedly short course …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndrome de fièvre sévère avec thrombocytopénie — Le syndrome de fièvre sévère avec thrombocytopénie (ou ou SFTS bunyavirus ou SFTS pour les anglophones) est une maladie émergente détectée au début du XXIe siècle en Chine. Il s’agit d’une virose due à un phlébovirus de la famille des bunyavirus) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bunyaviridae — Taxobox name = Bunyaviridae virus group = v familia = Bunyaviridae subdivision ranks = Genus subdivision = Hantavirus Nairovirus Orthobunyavirus Phlebovirus Tospovirus Bunyaviridae is a family of negative stranded RNA viruses. Though generally… …   Wikipedia

  • Bunyaviridae — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Flavivirdiae Clasificación de los virus Grupo: V (Virus ARN monocatenario negativo) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rift Valley fever — An acute, fever causing viral disease that affects domestic animals (such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels) and humans that is most commonly associated with mosquito borne epidemics during years of heavy rainfall. Rift Valley fever is …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.