calicivirus


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Related to calicivirus: norovirus, panleukopenia, rotavirus, Astrovirus

cal·i·ci·vi·rus

 (kăl′ĭ-sĭ-vī′rəs)
n. pl. cal·i·ci·vi·rus·es
Any of a group of single-stranded RNA viruses that cause acute gastroenteritis in humans and other diseases in certain animals.

[New Latin Calicivīrus, former genus name : Latin calix, calic-, cup, goblet (from the cup-shaped depressions on the surface of the viruses) + virus.]
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Most vaccine combinations for cats protect against feline herpes, feline calicivirus, and feline panleukopenia.
The viruses, calicivirus, rotavirus and influenza virus, used in the study are of great clinical and economic importance since they represent and was used as surrogates for viruses that cause among other diseases, different types of influenza, the "winter vomiting disease," diarrhea and gastroenteritis.
The prototype canine calicivirus (CaCV) strain 48 was identified in Japan in 1990; the virus was isolated from a 2-month-old pup with intermittent watery diarrhea (9).
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Barclay of the National Calicivirus Laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and her coauthors.
In cats, incidences of Panleucopaenia and Feline Leukaemia are rare although Herpes and Calicivirus remain a problem.
Additional information on LigoCyte's norovirus vaccine program was presented last week at the Fourth International Conference on Calicivirus Meeting in Santa Cruz, Chile.
compile 12 articles by researchers in virology, microbiology, infectious diseases, immunology, and related fields in North America, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia who detail current research findings on caliciviruses and related diseases, including norovirus epidemiology, calicivirus contamination of the environment, genome organization and recombination, proteolytic cleavage and viral proteins, viral protein structures, virus-host interactions, reverse genetics and replicon systems, feline calicivirus, murine noroviruses, and lagoviruses.
In the 1950s Australian scientists released the disease Myxomatosis to bring numbers under control and in the mid-1990s followed up with the Calicivirus that again cut rabbit numbers.
One is "cat 'flu", which is an infectious disease typically caused by viruses, the two most common being the feline herpes virus and feline calicivirus.
2% of calicivirus (including norovirus) outbreaks in Europe, while all rotavirus incidents were reported by Latvia.
Immunization requirements: Dogs should be immunized for rabies, distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parainfluenza, parvovirus and bordatella; cats should be immunized for rabies, panleukopenia or distemper, feline rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and pneumonitis.