Abstract

These viruses are labelled arthropod-borne viruses (ar-bovirus) because they replicate in arthropods and are transmitted to humans or other vertebrate hosts by insects, usually after a blood meal from the host.

Keywords

Fatigue Toxicity Meningitis Arena Encephalitis 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Downs WG: Arboviruses, in Evans AS (ed): Viral Infections of Humans. New York, Plenum Press, 1982, pp 95–126Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    NIAID Task Force: Advances in cell biology through virus research. NIH Rep 2: 147–149, 1979Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Chaturvedi UC, Mathur A, Chandra A, et al: Transplacental infection with Japanese encephalitis virus. J Infect Dis 141: 712–715, 1980PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Parsonson IM, Della-Porta AJ, Snowdon WA: Developmental disorders of the fetus in some arthropod-borne virus infections. Am J Trop Med Hyg 30: 660–673, 1981PubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Wenger F: Venezuelan equine encephalitis. Teratology 16: 359–362, 1977PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    London WT, Levitt NH, Kent SG: Congenital cerebral and ocular malformations induced in rhesus monkeys by Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus. Teratology 16: 285–296, 1977PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • David A. Baker

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations