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Descriptor English: Birnaviridae
Descriptor Spanish: Birnaviridae
Descriptor Portuguese: Birnaviridae
Descriptor French: Birnaviridae
Tree number(s): B04.820.075
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018059
Scope note: A family of bisegmented, double-stranded RNA viruses causing infection in fish, mollusks, fowl, and Drosophila. There are three genera: AQUABIRNAVIRUS; AVIBIRNAVIRUS; and ENTOMOBIRNAVIRUS. Horizontal and vertical transmission occurs for all viruses.
Annotation: a family of RNA viruses; from BIsegmental RNA viruses; infection = BIRNAVIRIDAE 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: Reoviridae (1990-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94; BIRNAVIRUS was heading 1994-96
Online Note: use BIRNAVIRIDAE to search BIRNAVIRUS 1994-96
History Note: 94; BIRNAVIRUS was heading 1994-96
DeCS ID: 31618
Unique ID: D018059
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: 2015/06/22
Birnaviridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0027249
Scope note A family of bisegmented, double-stranded RNA viruses causing infection in fish, mollusks, fowl, and Drosophila. There are three genera: AQUABIRNAVIRUS; AVIBIRNAVIRUS; and ENTOMOBIRNAVIRUS. Horizontal and vertical transmission occurs for all viruses.
Preferred term Birnaviridae



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