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Descriptor English: Bunyaviridae
Descriptor Spanish: Bunyaviridae
Descriptor Portuguese: Bunyaviridae
Descriptor French: Bunyaviridae
Tree number(s): B04.820.087
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002043
Scope note: A family of viruses, mainly arboviruses, consisting of a single strand of RNA. Virions are enveloped particles 90-120 nm diameter. The complete family contains over 300 members arranged in five genera: ORTHOBUNYAVIRUS; HANTAVIRUS; NAIROVIRUS; PHLEBOVIRUS; and TOSPOVIRUS.
Annotation: from BUNYAmwera, an African place name; infection = BUNYAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
Previous Indexing: Arboviruses (1966-1980)
Bunyamwera Group Viruses (1975-1980)
Public MeSH Note: 81
History Note: 81
DeCS ID: 2075
Unique ID: D002043
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1980/05/21
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Bunyaviridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0003042
Scope note A family of viruses, mainly arboviruses, consisting of a single strand of RNA. Virions are enveloped particles 90-120 nm diameter. The complete family contains over 300 members arranged in five genera: ORTHOBUNYAVIRUS; HANTAVIRUS; NAIROVIRUS; PHLEBOVIRUS; and TOSPOVIRUS.
Preferred term Bunyaviridae



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