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en·ter·o·vi·rus

 (ĕn′tə-rō-vī′rəs)
n. pl. en·ter·o·vi·rus·es
Any of a genus of picornaviruses, including polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, and echoviruses, that infect the gastrointestinal tract and often spread to other areas of the body, especially the nervous system.

en′ter·o·vi′ral adj.

enterovirus

(ˌɛntərəʊˈvaɪrəs)
n, pl -viruses
(Microbiology) any of a group of viruses that occur in and cause diseases of the gastrointestinal tract

en•ter•o•vi•rus

(ˌɛn tə roʊˈvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any of several picornaviruses of the genus Enterovirus, including poliovirus, that infect the human gastrointestinal tract and cause diseases of the nervous system.
[1955–60]
en`ter•o•vi′ral, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enterovirus - any of a group of picornaviruses that infect the gastrointestinal tract and can spread to other areas (especially the nervous system)
picornavirus - a group of single-strand RNA viruses with a protein coat
poliovirus - the virus causing poliomyelitis
hepatitis A virus - the virus causing hepatitis A
Coxsackie virus, coxsackievirus - enterovirus causing a disease resembling poliomyelitis but without paralysis
echovirus - any of a group of viruses associated with various diseases including viral meningitis and mild respiratory disorders and diarrhea in newborn infants
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enterovirus

n. enterovirus, grupo de virus que infecta el tubo digestivo y que puede ocasionar enfermedades respiratorias y trastornos neurológicos.
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We are pleased to announce that the site inspection and GMP inspection for production of our EV71 vaccine have been completed, which is a critical step in the final phase of the approval process.
Genetic characterization of EV71 isolates from 2004 to 2010 reveals predominance and persistent circulation of the newly proposed genotype D and recent emergence of a distinct lineage of subgenotype C2 in Hong Kong.
This epidemic situation represents a significant unmet medical need for the EV71 vaccine.
nin (12) yaptigi bir calismada, EV71 enfeksiyonu sonrasi virus atiliminin bogaz suruntusunde 30, gaitada 54 gun devam ettigi ve gecirilen hastaligin ciddiyetiyle atilimin suresinin de arttigi gosterilmistir.
Chinese scientists have developed the first vaccine to protect children against a virus called enterovirus 71, or EV71, that causes the common and sometimes deadly hand, foot and mouth disease.
London, May 29 ( ANI ): Chinese scientists have developed the first vaccine to protect children against a virus called enterovirus 71, or EV71, that causes the common and sometimes deadly hand, foot and mouth disease.
EV71 infection predominantly leads to hand, foot and mouth disease (FIFMD) in children under 6 years old (Chang 2008).
The death toll was 10 times more than the previous year as the EV71 strain of the virus became more prevalent.
The company is currently developing a number of new vaccine products, including pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, EV71 inactivated vaccine (against Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease), Japanese Encephalitis vaccine, animal and human rabies vaccine, HIB and epidemic meningitis, chickenpox, mumps and rubella vaccines.
The specialized technology[3] employed in the research collaboration aims for fast isolation and identification of fully human monoclonal antibodies that are highly specific to the EV71.
The specialized technology[3] employed in the research collaboration aims for fast isolation and identification of fullyhuman monoclonal antibodies that are highly specific to the EV71.
The intestinal virus called enterovirus 71 or EV71, one trigger of hand-foot-mouth disease, began spreading in Fuyang in Anhui province from early March, the Xinhua news agency reported yesterday, citing the city health office.