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-virus

Genus

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International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV)

Body charged with task of developing, refining and maintaining a universal virus taxonomy

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-virales

Order

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Baltimore Classification System

Classifies viruses based on viral genome

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Inclusion Bodies

Abnormal structure in a cell nucleus or cytoplasm, having characteristic staining properties and associated with certain viral infections

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-virinae

Subfamily

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-viridae

Family

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ICTV classes viruses by

Nature of virus genome and genetic diversity

Replication strategies

Morphology

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Common problem with virus disease names

Same disease, different name

Different diseases, same name