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Arboviruses

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Topic updated on 06/17/16 5:05pm

Overview
  • An ARBOvirus is an ARthropd BOrne virus
    • transmitted by arthropods such as mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks
  • Examples include
    • flaviviruses
      • yellow fever
      • dengue
      • west nile virus
      • St. Louis encephalitis
      • zika virus
    • togaviruses
      • western equine encephalitis virus
      • eastern equine encephalitis virus
      • chikungunya virus
    • bunyaviruses
      • california encephalitis virus
  • Vectors
    • Ixodes tick
      • Borrelia burgdorferi
      • Babesia
      • Ehrlichia
    • Dermacentor tick (dog tick)
      • Rickettsia
      • Francisella tularensis
    • Aedes genus mosquitos 
      • zika virus
      • yellow fever
      • chikungunya
      • dengue fever
 
 


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