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Arenaviruses are enveloped viruses (about 120 nm diameter) with a bi-segmented negative strand RNA genome. The typical image in electronic microscopy showing grainy ribosomal particles (“arena” in latin) inside the virions gave the name to this family of viruses.
TSRI study reveals important traits in LCMV, Lassa virus

TSRI study reveals important traits in LCMV, Lassa virus

Novel virus could be source of severe respiratory disease in ball pythons

Novel virus could be source of severe respiratory disease in ball pythons

Ebola, Marburg and Lassa viruses must be designated as emerging diagnoses

Ebola, Marburg and Lassa viruses must be designated as emerging diagnoses

Inovio awarded U.S. DOD grant to advance non-invasive surface electroporation delivery device

Inovio awarded U.S. DOD grant to advance non-invasive surface electroporation delivery device

Scientists determine atomic structure of Lassa fever viral protein

Scientists determine atomic structure of Lassa fever viral protein

Organ transplant deaths investigated

Organ transplant deaths investigated

Researchers create biyouyanagin compound library

Researchers create biyouyanagin compound library

Scientists solve structure of key protein from Lassa virus

Scientists solve structure of key protein from Lassa virus

Virus related organ recipient deaths to be examined

Virus related organ recipient deaths to be examined

Update on suspected Acute Haemorrhagic Fever in Republic of the Congo

Update on suspected Acute Haemorrhagic Fever in Republic of the Congo

Novel interventions for New World hemorrhagic fevers needed

Novel interventions for New World hemorrhagic fevers needed

Discovery of new arenavirus associated with hemorrhagic fever – first identified in nearly four decades

Discovery of new arenavirus associated with hemorrhagic fever – first identified in nearly four decades

Chapare virus, a newly discovered arenavirus

Chapare virus, a newly discovered arenavirus

Organ-recipients' deaths prompt call for suppliers of pet rodents to screen for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus

Organ-recipients' deaths prompt call for suppliers of pet rodents to screen for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus