Sindbis virus

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Sindbis virus

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Sindbis virus


A mosquito-borne pathogenic virus of the Togaviridae family and alphavirus subfamily, which has a single-stranded enveloped RNA genome

Epidemiology Sindbis virus is widely distributed in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe

Clinical findings After bite by mosquito vector, fever, arthralgia, rash, malaise, Pogosta disease

Research interest Sindbis virus can be engineered to express a bacterial protein CAT–chloramphenicol transferase in cultured animal cells


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