adenovirus


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to adenovirus: Canine adenovirus

ad·e·no·vi·rus

 (ăd′n-ō-vī′rəs)
n.
Any of a group of DNA-containing viruses that cause conjunctivitis and upper respiratory tract infections in humans.

[adeno(id) + virus (from its having first been found in adenoid tissue).]

ad′e·no·vi′ral adj.

adenovirus

(ˌædɪnəʊˈvaɪrəs)
n
(Medicine) any of a group of viruses that can cause upper respiratory diseases in man. Compare enterovirus, myxovirus

ad•e•no•vi•rus

(ˌæd n oʊˈvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any of a group of DNA-containing viruses that cause eye and respiratory diseases.
[1955–60]
ad`e•no•vi′ral, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adenovirus - any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeyeadenovirus - any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
parainfluenza virus - a virus that causes upper respiratory infection (including the common cold and bronchiolitis); most often in children
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
Translations

adenovirus

n adenovirus m
References in periodicals archive ?
We are very pleased to be working with the DoD to develop a modern adenovirus vaccine," said Indresh Srivastava, Vice President of Process and Analytical Development at Protein Sciences and Principal Investigator of the grant.
2015 US Respiratory Disease Market: Adenovirus, Influenza, Legionella, Mononucleosis, Mycoplasma, Pneumonia, RSV, Tuberculosis--Supplier Shares, Competitive Strategies, Country Volume and Sales Segment Forecasts, Innovative Technologies, Instrumentation Review
Renal biopsy showed severe interstitial nephritis, necrotizing with granulomas and adenovirus staining in the tubular epithelium (Figure 1).
HAdV infection cases were defined by the detection of adenovirus by PCR assay, immunofluorescence, viral culture, or antigen detection in clinical samples (respiratory specimens, including nasal wash, bronchoalveolar lavage, endotracheal tube aspirate, oropharyngeal, nasopharyngeal, throat, and nasal swab; or urine or eye swab specimens).
A study carried out in Jersey and the Isle of Wight, where there are no grey squirrels, found a colony of reds was infected with adenovirus - prompting experts to suspect it could have been transmitted by the wood mouse.
8220;We are thrilled to have this near-complete genome-wide premade adenovirus collection.
Cytovir ADV is under development as a new way to treat adenovirus in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplantation.
A team led by infectious diseases researcher Charles Chiu of the University of California, San Francisco, analyzed lung tissue samples from the dead monkeys and identified a never-before-seen adenovirus, which they named titi monkey adenovirus (TMAdV), said the
Infection with the adenovirus causes inflammation, which results in red, irritated eyes, blurry vision and discharge.
14 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the outbreak of community-acquired adenovirus 14 occurred in a remote Alaskan community.
Adenovirus purification and concentration by using the Vivapure[R] AdenoPack[TM] 100 kit was performed with the supplied material and according to the manufacturer's instructions (Vivascience AG, Hannover, Germany).
The Harvard researchers, led by Konrad Hochedlinger, used a type of virus called an adenovirus, commonly employed in gene therapy, to ferry certain genes into ordinary cells and endow them with the power to act like embryonic stem cells.