Ross River virus


Ross River virus
a species of togavirus of the genus Alphavirus that causes epidemic polyarthritis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Ross-River-Virus — Systematik Reich: Viren Familie: Togaviridae Gattung: Alphavirus Taxonomische Merkmale Genom …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ross River virus — Taxobox | color=violet name = Ross River virus virus group = iv familia = Togaviridae genus = Alphavirus species = Ross River virus Ross River virus (RRV) is an arbovirus of the genus Alphavirus . In humans, it is the cause of an epidemic… …   Wikipedia

  • Ross River virus — noun a virus transmitted by mosquitoes from some native animals, especially macropods, producing symptoms of fever, headaches, rashes, and aching muscles and joints. {from Ross River, near Townsville, Queensland} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ross River virus — noun A small encapsulated single strand RNA alphavirus endemic to Australia and the South Pacific, responsible for Ross River fever …   Wiktionary

  • Ross River Fever — Ross River Virus or Ross River Fever also referred to as epidemic polyarthritis, is a mosquito transmitted Alphavirus. The virus is transmitted by the Aedes vigilax mosquito when they feed on the infected animal blood carrying the virus. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Ross River — may refer to:* Ross River (Queensland), the main river that flows through Townsville, Queensland, Australia ** Ross River Dam, located at the end of Riverway Drive in the City of Townsville * Ross River (Yukon), one of the main tributaries of the …   Wikipedia

  • Ross River fever — noun Epidemic polyarthritis, a mosquito borne infectious disease caused by infection with Ross River virus …   Wiktionary

  • Ross river — La Ross River à son embouchure à Townsville Caractéristiques Longueur  ? Bassin  ? …   Wikipédia en Français

  • virus de Ross-River — un virus de la familia de los Togaviridae, de procedencia australiana que se transmite a través de los mosquitos y que produce la poliartritis epidémica australiana Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • Ross River — 19°24′22″S 146°44′02″E / 19.40611, 146.73389 …   Wikipédia en Français