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SARS Virus

A species of CORONAVIRUS causing atypical respiratory disease (SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME) in humans. The organism is believed to have first emerged in Guangdong Province, China, in 2002. The natural host is the Chinese horseshoe bat, RHINOLOPHUS sinicus.

Year introduced: 2003

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Tree Number(s): B04.820.504.540.150.113.937

MeSH Unique ID: D045473

Entry Terms:

  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Virus
  • SARS-Related Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus, SARS-Related
  • SARS Related Coronavirus
  • SARS-CoV
  • Urbani SARS-Associated Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus, Urbani SARS-Associated
  • SARS-Associated Coronavirus, Urbani
  • Urbani SARS Associated Coronavirus
  • SARS Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus, SARS
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome related coronavirus
  • SARS-Associated Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus, SARS-Associated
  • SARS Associated Coronavirus

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