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Machupo virus

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noun Ma·chu·po virus \mä-ˈchü-pō-\

Medical Definition of Machupo virus

  1. :  a single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Arenavirus (species Machupo virus) that causes a hemorrhagic fever endemic in Bolivia where its natural reservoir is a murid rodent (Calomys callosus)


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