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Sigma KEE - ViralAgent
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viral agent
BiologicalAgents that are also a Virus.
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Parents toxic organism The Class of Organisms which are poisonous to other Organisms.
  virus An Organism consisting of a core of a single nucleic acid enclosed in a protective coat of protein. A virus may replicate only inside a host living cell. A virus exhibits some but not all of the usual characteristics of living things.
Children crimean congo hemorrhagic fever virusThe Virus that causes CrimeanCongoHemorrhagicFever.
 dengue fever virusAny of four related but distinct virus serotypes that are carried by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito and that can cause DengueFever and DengueHemorrhagicFever.
 eastern equine encephalitis virusThe Virus that causes EasternEquineEncephalitis. Mosquitoes carry this virus, which is then transmitted to humans, when the insects bite them.
 ebola virusA Virus that causes a form of hemorrhagic fever.
 flexal virusA Virus that that is responsible for a hemorrhagic fever found in South America.
 foot and mouth virusA Virus that is smaller than YellowFeverVirus.
 guanarito virusThe Virus that causes VenezuelanHemorrhagicFever.
 hendra virusA Virus found in Australia and Papua New Guinea that infects humans and horses. The natural host of the virus appears to be fruit bats. Not much is known about the disease caused by the HendraVirus, but it seems to begin with fever and then progress to drowsiness and coma.
 hepatitis virusViruses that cause Hepatitis.
 HerpesVirusThe family of ViralAgent that includes various kinds of herpes simplex virus including HerpesBVirus, HSV-1 and HSV-2
 HIV virusThe Virus that causes AcquiredImmunoDeficiencySyndrome.
 japanese encephalitis virusThe Virus that causes JapaneseEncephalitis. Mosquitoes in agricultural areas of Asia carry this virus, which is then transmitted to humans, when the insects bite them.
 junin virusThis Virus derives its name from the Junin area of Argentina, where occurrences have so far been restricted.
 la crosse virusThe Virus that causes LaCrossEncephalitis. It is carried by the Aedes Triseriatus mosquito, as well as various woodlands rodents.
 lassa virusThe Virus that causes LassaFever.
 machupo virusThe Virus that causes BolivianHemorrhagicFever.
 marburg virusThe Virus that causes MarburgDisease.
 monkeypox virusThe Virus that causes Monkeypox.
 MyxomatosisA Virus that is infectious to rabbits and may cause blindness and death in these Rodents.
 nipah virusClosely related to HendraVirus. Like the HendraVirus, the natural host of NipahVirus appears to be fruit bats. Not much is known about the disease, but its symptoms include high fever, muscle pain, and eventually encephalitis, convulsions, and coma.
 rotavirusThere are three types of Rotavirus: Group A, Group B, and Group C. They cause an acute form of gastroenteritis, known as RotavirusGastroenteritis.
 sabia virusThe Virus that causes BrazilianHemorrhagicFever.
 saint louis encephalitis virusThe Virus that causes SaintLouisEncephalitis. Mosquitoes carry this virus, which is then transmitted to humans, when the insects bite them.
 variola majorA Virus that causes Smallpox. Also known as the smallpox virus.
 variola minorA Virus that causes Smallpox. Also known as Alastrim.
 venezuelan equine encephalitis virusThe Virus that causes VenezuelanEquineEncephalitis.
 west nile virusA flavivirus that causes WestNileFever.
 yellow fever virusA Virus that can result in chills, fever, stomach bleeding, and YellowSkin.


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