Nairobi sheep disease
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Nairobi sheep disease[nī‚rō·bē ′shēp di‚zēz]
A tick-borne viral disease of sheep and goats that is caused by a ribonucleic acid-containing virus of the genus Nairovirus, characterized by hemorrhagic gastroenteritis and high mortality.
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