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bunyavirus encephalitis

 

Definition: encephalitis of abrupt onset, with severe frontal headache and low-grade to moderate fever, caused by members of the genus Bunyavirus (Bunyaviridae family); infections also occur in rodents, lagomorphs, and domestic animals.

Synonym(s): California encephalitis

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