Coxsackie virus

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also Cox·sack·ie virus  (ko͝ok-sä′kē-vī′rəs, kŏk-săk′ē-)
Any of a group of enteroviruses that are associated with a variety of diseases, including meningitis, myocarditis, and pericarditis, and primarily affect children during the summer months.

[After Coxsackie, a village of east-central New York.]

Coxsackie virus

(Microbiology) any of various viruses that occur in the intestinal tract of man and cause diseases, some of which resemble poliomyelitis
[C20: after Coxsackie, a town in New York state, where the virus was first found]
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Noun1.Coxsackie virus - enterovirus causing a disease resembling poliomyelitis but without paralysis
enterovirus - any of a group of picornaviruses that infect the gastrointestinal tract and can spread to other areas (especially the nervous system)
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GenBank accession numbers for viruses tested: poliovirus type 1 (V01149), poliovirus type 2 (AY238473 and M12197), poliovirus type 3 (K01392); Sabin-1 (AY184219), Sabin-2 (AY184220), Sabin-3 (AY184221); coxsackie virus 1 (AF499635), coxsackie virus 11 (AF499636), coxsackie virus 13 (AF465511), coxsackie virus 17 (AF499639), coxsackie virus 19 (AF499641), coxsackie virus 20 (AF499642, EF015012, and EF015019), coxsackie virus 21 (AF465515 and D00538), coxsackie virus 22 (AF499643), coxsackie virus 24 (EF026081); enterovirus C96 (HQ415759), enterovirus C99 (EF555644), enterovirus C102 (EF555645), enterovirus C104 (JX982259), enterovirus C105 (KM880098), enterovirus C109 (GQ865517), enterovirus C117 (JX262382), enterovirus C116 (JX514942), and enterovirus C118 (JX961709).
Five children from the Orce Nikolov kindergarten in Karpos 2 contracted the coxsackie virus.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 28 August 2017: Turkey's tourism situation has not been at its best during 2017's summer, due to several Russian allegations of the spread of the Coxsackie virus all over the state's resorts, which was denied by the Turkish Health Ministry.
Serological tests for Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, Coxsackie virus, Parvovirus, Hepatitis viruses, Human immunodeficiency virus, Toxoplasma and Brucella were negative.
Myositis is a well-known manifestation of numerous infectious diseases, viral infections being the most common (Influenza A and B, Coxsackie Virus, Epstein Barr Virus, Herpes Simplex Virus, Parainfluenza, Adenovirus, Echovirus, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV).
It is usually caused by enteroviruses (EVs) such as Coxsackie virus and EV71.
Coxsackie virus can cause many heart symptoms and fatigue.
The commonest viral infections causing pericarditis include Coxsackie virus A and B, Echo virus, adenovirus, parvovirus B19, Human Herpes virus 6.
The authors were able to show that concentrations up to 100 [micro]g/ml interfered with replication of seasonal influenza A virus strains (H1N1, H3N2), RSV, human coronavirus, parainfluenza virus, and coxsackie virus but did not affect replication of highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus (H5N1), adenovirus, or HRV.
Compounds 2b and 2c emerged as the best antiviral agents among the tested Schiff bases against Coxsackie Virus B4 (EC50=2 g/mL for 2b and EC50=9 g/mL for 2c, Table-2) and Punto Toro virus (EC50=59 g/mL for 2b and EC50=12 g/mL for 2c, Table-2) in Vero cell culture, Vesicular Stomatitis virus (EC50=50 g/mL for 2b and EC50=9 g/mL for 2c, Table-2) and Coxsackie Virus B4 (EC50=2 g/mL for 2b and EC50=12 g/mL for 2c, Table 2) in HeLa cell culture.
Detailed List of Screened Serologic Tests and Cultures (a) Total Total Percent Test Name Orders Canceled Canceled Adenosine deaminase 8 0 0 Aspergillus spp, antigen 6 0 0 Bacterial meningitis, antigen panel 47 47 100 Bartonella spp, Ig 5 1 20 Cytomegalovirus, Ig 41 5 12 Coxsackie virus, Ig 21 5 24 Dengue fever virus, Ig 7 2 29 Epstein-Barr virus, Ig 51 13 25 Hepatitis B virus, e antigen 14 8 57 Histoplasma spp, antigen 35 4 11 Herpes simplex virus, culture 15 12 80 Borrelia spp, Ig and WB 36 4 11 Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Ig 5 1 20 Parvovirus B19, Ig 17 3 18 Toxoplasma gondii, Ig 26 6 23 West Nile virus, Ig 30 11 37 Other (<5 total annual orders) 46 14 30 Abbreviations: Ig, immunoglobulin, including IgG, IgM, and/or total; WB, Western blot analysis.
The infection is caused by the coxsackie virus and lasts a few days.