Murray Valley encephalitis


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Related to Murray Valley encephalitis: Japanese Encephalitis, Kunjin virus

Murray Valley encephalitis

[′mər·ē ¦val·ē in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
An acute inflammation of the brain and spinal cord caused by a virus; confined to Australia and New Guinea. Also known as Australian X disease.
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Isolation of Murray Valley encephalitis and Ross River viruses from Aedes normanensis (Diptera: Culicidae) in Western Australia.
However, the relative importance of different pathogens may differ because Australia has unique pathogens such as Murray Valley encephalitis virus, Hendra virus, and Australian bat lyssavirus) (5).
Monoclonal antibodies used for characterization of goose, stork, and gull isolates study, Israel, 1998 and 1999 MAb Reactivity Reference 2B4 WNV-type specific (E gene) 15 6B8 WNV-type specific (E gene) 15 6E12 WNV-type specific except KUN 15 (NS4a gene) 5F10 WNV specific Bat-El Lachmi 1C9 Flaviviruses Bat-El Lachmi 1B4 Flaviviruses Bat-El Lachmi F7/101 West Nile 16 6D12 Flaviviruses except Edge Hill and 17 Dengue virus 3H6 Murray Valley encephalitis virus 17 (Flavivirus) 813 Yellow fever virus (Flavivirus) 18 30.
Louis encephalitis (SLE), Murray Valley encephalitis, and Kunjin (a subtype of WN).
The etiologic agent was West Nile (WN) virus (2,3), a member of the Japanese encephalitis virus complex (genus Flavivirus, family Flaviviridae), which includes other mosquito-transmitted human pathogens such as Japanese encephalitis virus, SLE virus, Murray Valley encephalitis virus, and Kunjin viruses (4).

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