One of two groups of viruses in the arenavirus genus and considered part of the New World complex. It includes junin virus; pichinde virus; Amapari virus, and Machupo virus among others. They are the cause of human hemorrhagic fevers mostly in Central and south america.


Map Arenavirusses <b>New World</b>.

Map Arenavirusses New World.

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FIG. 4.

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<b>New World Arenavirus</b> Clade C,

New World Arenavirus Clade C,

degli <b>Arenavirus</b> nel Nuovo

degli Arenavirus nel Nuovo

The Old <b>World</b> (OW) virus

The Old World (OW) virus

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Fig 5

and LCMV) and '<b>New World</b>'

and LCMV) and 'New World'

Symptoms and diagnosis



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