A genus of viruses (family Rhabdoviridae) that includes the rabies virus group.
- Australian bat L. a species that has caused a fatal rabieslike disease in a woman in Australia.
- European bat L. two species (1 & 2) causing rabieslike diseases in humans in Europe; transmitted by bite of insectivorous bats.

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Lys·sa·vi·rus (lisґə-vi″rəs) [lyssa + virus] rabies-like viruses; a genus of viruses of the family Rhabdoviridae comprising the rabies virus and other related viruses that infect mammals and arthropods. lyssaviral adj

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