Definition of Arenaviridae

1. Noun. A family of arborviruses carried by arthropods.




Medical Definition of Arenaviridae

1. a family of single stranded RNA viruses but despite their inclusion in the arboviruses, not all require arthropods as a vector for transmission. Examples include: Lassa virus, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus. See: arenavirus. (18 Nov 2007)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arenaviridae

Arean
Areba
Areca catechu
Arecaceae
Arecibo message
Arecidae
Arem
Arenaria
Arenaria-Melanocephala
Arenaria caroliniana
Arenaria groenlandica
Arenaria interpres
Arenaria peploides
Arenaria serpyllifolia
Arenaria stricta
Arenaviridae
Arendt
Arendtian
Arenga pinnata
Areopagist
Areopagists
Areopagite
Areopagites
Areopagitic
Areopagus
Areopoli
Arequipa
Ares
Arethusa bulbosa
Arezzo

Literary usage of Arenaviridae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"Agent: Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) (Family: arenaviridae; Genus: Arenavirus). Disease induced: Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM). a. ..."

2. National Symposium on Medical and Public Health Response to Bioterrorism edited by Joseph E. McDade (1999)
"These include (but are not limited to) Lassa fever, from the arenaviridae family; Rift Valley fever and Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever, ..."

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