(redirected from EV71)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.


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.


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


(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.
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


n. enterovirus, grupo de virus que infecta el tubo digestivo y que puede ocasionar enfermedades respiratorias y trastornos neurológicos.
References in periodicals archive ?
The EV71 vaccine against hand foot and mouth disease caused by EV71 was commercialized in China in 2016.
The 5 new cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications confirmed last week are respectively caused by enterovirus D68 (2 cases), CA9 (2 cases), and EV71 (1 case).
Regarding severe paediatric EV infection other than EV71 and poliovirus, six cases had been recorded so far this year, compared with 11 last year.
EV71 infection targets the central nervous system (CNS) (2).
Sinovac's newly developed innovative vaccine against HFMD caused by EV71 entered the commercialization production phrase and will be launched into the market by the end of first half of 2016.
The findings underscore the potentially grave consequences of EV71, which "may be considered the new polio" because it causes long-term focal paresis by damaging brainstem and spinal cord gray matter, said Dr.
The genus Enterovirus (EV), one group of the picornavirus family, has the following species according to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses: EV-A, which contains EV71 and several Coxsackievirus group A (CVA) viruses; EV-B (Coxsackievirus group B (CVB) viruses, CVA9, echoviruses and few other EV); EV-C (polioviruses (PV) 1-3, several CVA and few other EV); EV-D (EV-D68, EV-D111, EV 70 and EV74); EV-E, EV-F, EV-G, EV-H, EV-J, and the rhinoviruses (HRV-A, HRV-B, HRV-C).
This effective management of the potential public health threat by all walks of groups nationwide, especially health care and disease prevention and control system, brought out the dramatic progress on national efforts that having been made to control kinds of communicable diseases in the last 10 years, including human avian influenza H7N9, hand-foot-mouth disease EV71, etc.
Samples for PI-HCMC consisted of EV71 viruses (at different concentrations), avian influenza A(H5N1), and negative samples.
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.