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Birnaviridae
Virus classification
Group: Group III (dsRNA)
Family: Birnaviridae
Genera

Aquabirnavirus
Avibirnavirus
Entomobirnavirus Viruses can be classified in several ways, such as by their geometry, by whether they have envelopes, by the identity of the host organism they can infect, by mode of transmission, or by the type of disease they cause. ...

The viridae are a family of viruses, including the following genera: A common alternate meaning of virus is computer virus. ...

  • Genus Aquabirnavirus; type species: Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus
  • Genus Avibirnavirus; type species: Infectious bursal disease virus
  • Genus Entomobirnavirus; type species: Drosophila X virus

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Birnaviridae Terms and Definitions at www.MedicalGlossary.org (254 words)
Aquabirnavirus - A genus of RNA viruses in the family BIRNAVIRIDAE infecting fish, mollusks, and crustaceans.
Avibirnavirus - A genus of RNA viruses in the family BIRNAVIRIDAE infecting birds.
Entomobirnavirus - A genus of RNA viruses of the family BIRNAVIRIDAE infecting fruitflies.
Medscape MEDLINE search: Birnaviridae (1167 words)
Infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV), a member of the Birnaviridae family, is a double-stranded RNA virus that causes a highly contagious disease in young chickens leading to significant economic losses in the poultry industry.
Infectious bursal disease viruses (IBDVs), belonging to the Birnaviridae family, cause severe immunodeficiency in young chickens by destroying the precursors of antibody-producing B cells in the bursa of Fabricius (BF).
Infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV), a member of the Birnaviridae family, is the causative agent of one of the most important infectious poultry diseases.
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