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Synonyms for virus

anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

Synonyms for virus

a harmful or corrupting agency

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer

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Naoumov NV, Petrova EP, Thomas MG, Williams R: Presence of a newly described human DNA virus (TTV) in patients with liver disease.
Identification of a novel circular DNA virus in New Zealand fur seal (Arctocephalus forsteri) fecal matter.
It is obvious that besides the activity against a non-enveloped DNA virus there is no common feature of the less sensitive and high sensitive RNA viruses with or without envelope.
Fecal excretion of a non-enveloped DNA virus (TTV) associated with post-transfusion non-A-G hepatitis.
The herpesvirus is potentially more stable, since it's a DNA virus.
s part of the study, scientists tested the model of viral evolution at high mutation rates by growing a DNA virus in the presence of a mutagenic agent.
It is a large double-stranded DNA virus that infects shrimp and other crustaceans.
HSV, a double-stranded DNA virus, infects approximately 3,200 neonates annually(2), some of whom will develop CNS disease.
A double-stranded DNA virus, JCV infects about two-thirds of the world's population without producing clinically obvious signs or symptoms, but can be life-threatening in patients who are immunosuppressed, either associated with transplantation and immunosuppressive drugs or due to infections such as HIV.
To the Editor: African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious and deadly hemorrhagic disease of domestic pigs caused by African swine fever virus (ASFV), a double-strand DNA virus of the family Asfarviridae and genus Asfivirus (1).
Human parvovirus 4 (PARV4; human partetravirus) is a single-stranded DNA virus discovered in 2005 (1).