TITLE

Togaviridae

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2197
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Togaviridae" is presented. It is derived from Latin word "toga" meaning "coat," and "virus" meaning "poison." The term refers to a family of RNA viruses that include the genus Alphavirus, which cause Western and Eastern equine encephalitis.
ACCESSION #
21248819

 

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