arbovirus

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  • noun

Synonyms for arbovirus

a large heterogeneous group of RNA viruses divisible into groups on the basis of the virions

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Natural isolations of other arboviruses of public health importance
Only certain types of mosquitoes, however, carry arboviruses, and transmission does not occur all the time.
First isolation of arboviruses from phlebotomine sandflies in West Africa.
Our results are consistent with the absence of direct evidence that migrating birds, re-introduce arboviruses to temperate localities.
Arboviruses causing human disease in the Australasian zoogeographic region.
Sadegh Chinikar, Head of the National Laboratory of Arboviruses and Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers at the Pasteur Institute of Iran in Teheran, will coordinate the trial of GenoMed's proprietary treatment against Crimea-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) and Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in Iran, where both viruses are endemic.
The European Patent Office has issued two patents on ribavirin to Ribapharm: one patent claims the use of ribavirin for the treatment of certain classes of arboviruses in humans, and another patent claims the use of ribavirin as an immunomodulatory agent in the treatment of diseases including hepatitis C.
Yellow fever is caused by the family of viruses known as the arboviruses, and is transmitted by blood-sucking insects in Africa.
ArboNET relies on a distributed surveillance system, whereby ELC-supported state and local health departments report data weekly on detection of arboviruses in humans, animals, and mosquitoes.
KARACHI -- The world faces serious threats from arboviruses vector borne diseases like dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya, Japanese B encephalitis and various bacterias such as tuberculosis and pneumonia that have become resistant to nearly every available antibiotic, warned healthcare experts at a symposium organised on Tuesday by Aga Khan University in collaboration with the University of Florida and the American Society for Microbiology.
Most arboviruses are normally maintained in nature, such as jungle, however, it suddenly come into human society and spread.
More than 130 arboviruses are known to cause human disease, and are responsible for some of the most explosive epidemics of emerging infectious diseases over the past decade.