Pathogens

West Nile Virus (WNV)
(enveloped virus)

West Nile virus is an enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus in the Flaviviridae family.

It causes the West Nile fever. Patients with immunodepression, tumours and elderly people may develop a severe clinical picture. Neurological complications include meningitis, encephalitis, or meningoencephalitis.

West Nile virus is primarily transmitted by mosquitoes.



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Enveloped viruses
These viruses have glycoproteins on their envelope, which are potential targets for external influences.

Knowledge Database

The A-to-Z database provides information on each pathogen, the most common infections that it triggers, its main transmission paths and recommendations on disinfection. In the glossary, you will find explanations of infection control terms. Search now!

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