Togaviridae


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Togaviridae

[‚tō·gə′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of positive-strand ribonucleic acid (RNA)-containing viruses characterized by spherical enveloped particles with an icosahedral nucleocapsid containing linear single-stranded RNA, it contains the genera Alphavirus (arbovirus A; prototype Sindbis virus), Flavivirus (arbovirus B; prototype yellow fever), Rubivirus (rubella virus), and Pestivirus (mucosal disease virus).
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1 The virus belongs to the family Togaviridae and genus alpha-virus.
The mosquitoes showed a wide-spectrum susceptibility to arboviruses which included members of the family Togaviridae, Flaviviridae, Rhabdoviridae and Bunyaviridae.
Mosquito-borne viruses causing diseases that affect public health in North Carolina included Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV; Togaviridae family, Alphavirus genus), La Crosse encephalitis virus (LACEV; Bunyaviridae family, Orthobunyavirus genus), SLEV, and WNV.
A familia Togaviridae compreende os generos Alphavirus e Rubivirus; o genero Alphavirus e o unico que possui importancia para o estudo dos arbovirus e corresponde sorologicamente ao grupo A dos arbovirus segundo a classificacao de Casals (9) e possui 27 membros distribuidos em seis complexos.
Antigenic characteristics and classification of the Togaviridae.
The major arbovirus families are the Togaviridae (the genus Alphavirus), Flaviviridae (the genus Flavivirus), Bunyaviridae (all genera except Hantavirus), and Reoviridae (the genera Coltivirus and Orbivirus).
The Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), an alphavirus of the family Togaviridae (12), is believed to have originated in Africa (13) where it was first isolated in Tanzania in 1953 (14).
CHIKV is an enveloped, single-strand positive RNA Alphavirus in the Togaviridae family (1).
El genero Alfavirus pertenece a la familia Togaviridae, estos virus se replican tanto en celulas de vertebrados como de invertebrados.
Viruses reported in marine shellfish include Herperviridae, Iridoviridae, Papovaridae, Togaviridae, Retroviridae, Reviridae, and Paramyxoviridae.
Additional serologic tests found no significant reactions to other arthropodborne and zoonotic pathogens, including New World arenaviruses, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, hantaviruses, other Bunyaviridae, Filoviridae, Flaviviridae, Rhabdoviridae, Togaviridae, spotted-fever-group and typhus-group rickettsia, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, and Coxiella burnetii.