Definition of Machupo virus

1. Noun. The RNA virus that causes Bolivian hemorrhagic fever; carried by rats and mice.

Generic synonyms: Arenavirus
Group relationships: Arenaviridae



Medical Definition of Machupo virus

1. A member of the Arenaviridae that may cause a severe haemorrhagic fever in humans. The natural hosts are rodents and transmission from human to human is not common. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Machupo Virus

Machead
Macheads
Machen
Machiavel
Machiavelli
Machiavellian
Machiavellianism
Machiavellians
Machiavellis
Machilidae
Machin
Machins
Machmeter
Machmeters
Machu Picchu
Machupo virus
Macintosh
Macintoshes
Mack
Mack Sennett
Mack truck
Mackay-Marg tonometer
Mackem
Mackems
Mackenzie
Mackenzie's amputation
Mackenzie River
Mackinac Bridge
Mackinaw blanket

Literary usage of Machupo virus

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1. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"... 113 Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, 15, 121, 127 Lymphogranuloma venereum, 110-111 Macaques, 15, 119-120 machupo virus, 128 M Marburg disease, 15, ..."

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