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Arbovirus

Arthropod-borne Viruses. A non-taxonomic designation for Viruses that can replicate in both Vertebrate hosts and Arthropod Vectors. Included are some members of the following Families: Arenaviridae; Bunyaviridae; Reoviridae; Togaviridae; and Flaviviridae. (From Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2nd ed)