Search
Descriptor English: Alphavirus
Descriptor Spanish: Alphavirus
Descriptor Portuguese: Alphavirus
Descriptor French: Alphavirus
Entry term(s): Alpha Virus
Alpha Viruses
Alphaviruses
Arbovirus, Group A
Arboviruses, Group A
Barmah forest virus
Getah virus
Group A Arbovirus
Group A Arboviruses
Tree number(s): B04.820.578.875.054
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000524
Scope note: A genus of TOGAVIRIDAE, also known as Group A arboviruses, serologically related to each other but not to other Togaviridae. The viruses are transmitted by mosquitoes. The type species is the SINDBIS VIRUS.
Annotation: infection = ALPHAVIRUS 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)
Public MeSH Note: 94; was ALPHAVIRUSES 1981-93; ALPHAVIRUSES was see ARBOVIRUSES 1978-80
Online Note: use ALPHAVIRUS to search ALPHAVIRUSES 1981-93; use ARBOVIRUSES 1978-80
History Note: 94; was ALPHAVIRUSES 1981-93; ALPHAVIRUSES was see ARBOVIRUSES 1978-80
DeCS ID: 31711
Unique ID: D000524
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1980/05/14
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Alphavirus - Preferred
Concept UI M0000802
Scope note A genus of TOGAVIRIDAE, also known as Group A arboviruses, serologically related to each other but not to other Togaviridae. The viruses are transmitted by mosquitoes. The type species is the SINDBIS VIRUS.
Preferred term Alphavirus
Entry term(s) Alpha Virus
Alpha Viruses
Alphaviruses
Arbovirus, Group A
Arboviruses, Group A
Group A Arbovirus
Group A Arboviruses
Getah virus - Narrower
Concept UI M0000804
Preferred term Getah virus
Barmah forest virus - Narrower
Concept UI M0000803
Preferred term Barmah forest virus



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey