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Adria virus

Adria virus
Virus classification
Group: Group V ((−)ssRNA)
Order: Bunyavirales
Family: Phenuiviridae
Genus: Phlebovirus
Species: Unassigned

Adria virus (ADRV), named after the Adriatic Sea, is a phlebovirus transmitted by sandflies that can cause a febrile illness in people.[1] It has been found in sandfly populations in Albania[2] and northern Greece.[1]


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  2. ^ Papa, A; Velo, E; Bino, S (2011). "A novel phlebovirus in Albanian sandflies". Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 17 (4): 585–7. doi:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03371.x. PMID 21414085.