Definition of Rift valley fever

1. Noun. An infection common in Africa caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by mosquitoes or by handling infected animals.




Definition of Rift valley fever

1. Noun. (disease) A mosquito-borne, acute, febrile, viral disease of humans and animals, caused by an RNA virus of the genus ''Phlebovirus'', which occurs in northern and eastern Africa. ¹

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Medical Definition of Rift valley fever

1. A febrile disease resembling dengue. It is caused by a mosquito-borne arbovirus. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Rift valley fever

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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"FINDLAY, GM: Rift Valley fever or enzootic hepatitis, Trans. Roy. Soc. ... FINDLAY, GM and MACKENZIE, RD: Studies in neurotropic Rift Valley fever virus, ..."

2. Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"BOX 3-2 Example of an Interdisciplinary Research Approach to Studying Diseases—Rift Valley Fever Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a mosquito-borne viral disease ..."

3. Health Information for International Travel edited by Rosamond R. Dewart (1999)
"rift valley fever Description Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a viral disease that affects primarily livestock and humans. It is transmitted by several means, ..."

4. Health Information for International Travel by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"rift valley fever rift valley fever (RVF) is a viral disease that affects primarily livestock and humans. It is transmitted by several means ..."

5. Health Information for International Travel (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"rift valley fever rift valley fever (RVF) is a viral disease that affects primarily livestock and humans. It is transmitted by several means including the ..."

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