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arbovirus

[′är·bə‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
Small, arthropod-borne animal viruses that are unstable at room temperature and inactivated by sodium deoxycholate; cause several types of encephalitis. Also known as arthropod-borne virus.
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Serological evidence of arbovirus infection in native and domesticated animals on the south coast of New South Wales.
The immune status of the wild bird population against arbovirus infection is the other variable to consider.
His research programs target endemic infectious diseases, especially arbovirus infections, leptospirosis, tuberculosis, and lymphatic filariasis.
Arbovirus infections in Dutch military personnel stationed in Surinam: a preliminary study.
The discovery of a co-infection with Middelburg virus in 1 of the horses implies that broad screening for arbovirus infections in unexplained illnesses is warranted, and consideration should be given to inclusion of generic RTPCRs for alphaviruses, flaviviruses, othobunyaviruses, and vesiculoviruses, in addition to African horse sickness and equine encephalosis viruses in future studies.
Malaria is endemic, and arbovirus infections are well described, most notably a 2000-2001 Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak on the Saudi Arabia-Yemen frontier.
Serologic studies in horses and studies to detect arboviruses in mosquito populations are being conducted to investigate the status of arbovirus infections in Uruguay.