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Descriptor English: Orbivirus
Descriptor Spanish: Orbivirus
Descriptor Portuguese: Orbivirus
Descriptor French: Orbivirus
Entry term(s): Changuinola Virus
Chenuda Virus
Kemerovo Virus
Orbiviruses
Tree number(s): B04.820.223.719.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018163
Scope note: A genus of REOVIRIDAE infecting a wide range of arthropods and vertebrates including humans. It comprises at least 21 serological subgroups. Transmission is by vectors such as midges, mosquitoes, sandflies, and ticks.
Annotation: infection: coordinate with REOVIRIDAE 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: RNA Viruses (1975-1977)
Reoviridae (1976-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 1994; for CHANGUINOLA VIRUS see REOVIRIDAE 1976-1993; for CHENUDA VIRUS see KEMEROVO VIRUS 1994-2001, see REOVIRIDAE 1976-1993; for KEMEROVO VIRUS see KEMEROVO VIRUS 1994-2001, see KEMEROVO GROUP VIRUSES 1979-1993, REOVIRIDAE 1981-1990, see REOVIRUSES 1975-1980
History Note: 1994; for CHANGUINOLA VIRUS use REOVIRIDAE 1976-1993; for CHENUDA VIRUS see REOVIRIDAE 1976-1993; for KEMEROVO VIRUS, REOVIRIDAE 1981-1990
DeCS ID: 31232
Unique ID: D018163
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/04
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Orbivirus - Preferred
Concept UI M0027379
Scope note A genus of REOVIRIDAE infecting a wide range of arthropods and vertebrates including humans. It comprises at least 21 serological subgroups. Transmission is by vectors such as midges, mosquitoes, sandflies, and ticks.
Preferred term Orbivirus
Entry term(s) Orbiviruses
Chenuda Virus - Narrower
Concept UI M0011937
Preferred term Chenuda Virus
Kemerovo Virus - Narrower
Concept UI M0011938
Scope note A serotype, in the species Great Island virus, of antigenically related tick-borne viruses found in Eastern Europe, Egypt, and Sudan.
Preferred term Kemerovo Virus
Changuinola Virus - Narrower
Concept UI M0027377
Preferred term Changuinola Virus



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