Sindbis virus


Sindbis virus
Sind·bis virus 'sind-bis- n a togavirus of the genus Alphavirus (species Sindbis virus) that is transmitted by mosquitoes and causes a febrile disease marked by joint pain, a rash, and malaise in parts of Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Australia

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a species of togavirus of the genus Alphavirus; it is transmitted by Culex mosquitoes and causes Sindbis fever from East Africa to the Philippines and in Scandinavia.

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