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Murray Valley encephalitis virus

 

Definition: a group B arbovirus of the genus Flavivirus that causes Murray Valley encephalitis; it is transmitted by Culex mosquitoes, and also infects birds and horses.

Synonym(s): Australian X disease virus, MVE virus

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