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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Morbillivirus, a negative sense, single strand RNA virus of paramyxoviridae group.
    • Related to other morbilliviruses infecting animals including rinderpest virus, peste des petitis ruminants virus, canine distemper virus and dolphin morbillivirus
  • Measles virus (MV), 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 7, 2018

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