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LP421096-1Bwamba virusActive

Description

LP421096-1   Bwamba virus
Bwamba virus (BWA) was identified in 1937 during construction work in Bwamba County, Western Uganda. BWA belongs to the family Peribunyaviridae, genus Orthobunyavirus [NCBI Taxonomy:35310]. Transmission occurs through various mosquitoes; however, the primary vectors are Anopheles funestus and Anopheles gambiae. BWA presents as a generalized febrile illness with symptoms including exanthema, fever, headache, arthralgia, and diarrhea [PMID:12789111]. BWA can also include meningeal involvement and fatal hemorrhagic complications have been reported [PMID:25188437]. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Basic Part Properties

Name
Bwamba virus
Type
Component
Created On
2020-11-13
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Bwamba virus

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
布汪巴病毒
Synonyms: 瓦朋热病毒;布汪巴热病毒;BWAV
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Bwamba orthobunyavirus
Synonyms: Bwamba-virus
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Bwamba virus
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Virus Bwamba