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Medical Term:

phlebotomus fever viruses


Definition: a group of at least five viruses in the family Bunyavirida but antigenically unrelated, transmitted by Phlebotomus papatasi (sandfly) and causing phlebotomus fever.

Synonym(s): pappataci fever viruses, sandfly fever viruses

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