Rhabdoviridae


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Rhabdoviridae

[‚rab·dō′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A large family of negative-strand ribonucleic acid (RNA) viruses characterized by an enveloped bullet-shaped virion containing nonfragmented single-stranded RNA. They infect mammals, birds, fish, insects, and plants. The family includes the genera Vesiculovirus (vesicular stomatitis) and Lyssavirus (rabies).
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Characterization of Farmington virus, a novel virus from birds that is distantly related to members of the family Rhabdoviridae.
Chandipura virus is classified under Rhabdoviridae family, genus Vesiculovirus.
Chandipura virus (CHPV) belongs to family Rhabdoviridae, a hitherto unimportant virus from the standpoint of public health, has been implicated in outbreaks occurred in several districts of Andhra Pradesh (AP), Maharashtra and Gujarat during 20032004, killing more than 200 children (1,2).
The Rhabdoviridae family contains 6 formally approved genera, but most bat rhabdoviruses belong to the Lyssavirus genus (Figure).
Rabies virus (RABV; family Rhabdoviridae, genus Lyssavirus) is a bullet-shaped, single-stranded, negativesense RNA virus with a 12-kb genome that encodes 5 structural proteins: nucleoprotein (N), phosphoprotein, matrix protein, glycoprotein, and polymerase (1).
In general, we found that the probability of having visible disease depends on the taxonomic classification of the host and virus, and Chiroptera is the only host order for which a single strategy (in this case, healthy animal surveillance) can be applied across nearly all virus families, excluding Rhabdoviridae.
Rabies is a rapidly progressive viral encephalitis caused by RNA viruses of the family Rhabdoviridae, genus Lyssavirus.