Definition of Junin virus

1. Noun. The RNA virus that causes Argentine hemorrhagic fever; carried by rats and mice.

Generic synonyms: Arenavirus
Group relationships: Arenaviridae



Definition of Junin virus

1. Noun. The arenavirus that characteristically causes Argentine hemorrhagic fever. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Junin virus

1. A species of arenavirus, part of the tacaribe complex viruses, causing argentinian haemorrhagic fever. The disease is characterised by congestion, oedema, generalised lymphadenopathy and haemorrhagic necrosis, leading to death in up to 30% of the cases. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Junin virus

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1. Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories edited by Jonathan Y. Richmond, Robert W. McKinney (1994)
"A new, live attenuated investigational (lND) junin virus vaccine (Candid #1) is ... SALS has lowered the biohazard classification of junin virus to BSL 3, ..."

2. Hantaviruses: Emerging Viral Diseases edited by J. S. Mackenzie (1999)
"A longitudinal study of junin virus activity in the rodent reservoir of ... Prevalence of infection with the junin virus in rodent populations in the ..."

3. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Inapparent infections with junin virus among laboratory workers. J. Infect. Dis. 137:309-313. 125. Wilder, WH, and CP McCullough. 1914. ..."

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