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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Bourbon virus (BRBV), RNA virus, single strand, negative-sense member of Thogotovirus genus, Orthomyxoviridae family.
    • Most closely related known viruses: Dhori virus (seen in ticks, mosquitoes and lethal in mice; cases in humans rare but can cause fever or encephalitis), Batken virus (sub-type of Dhori virus)

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Last updated: May 3, 2018