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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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Established as a field in the late 1950s, arbovirology is the study of arboviruses (arthropod-borne viruses).
The OROV strains used in this study (online Appendix Table, www.cdc.gov/EID/content/17/5/800-appT.htm) were relatively low-passage isolates obtained from the virus collection of the Department of Arbovirology and Hemorrhagic Fevers, Evandro Chagas Institute (Ananindeua, Brazil).
Address for correspondence: Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, Instituto Evandro Chagas, National Institute for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers, Department of Arbovirology and Hemorrhagic Fevers, Rodovia BR-316, KM 07, 67030-000, Ananindeua, Brazil; email: pedrovasconcelos@ iec.pa.gov.br
Her research interests include infectious disease epidemiology, domestic and international arbovirology, and emerging infections.