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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Morbillivirus, an RNA virus of paramyxoviridae group.
  • Measles, also known as rubeola, respiratory agent with subsequent viremia.
  • Related paramyxoviruses: human metapneumovirus, Hendra virus, newly described agents of respiratory illness; Nipah virus cause of encephalitis.

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Last updated: February 27, 2016