calicivirus


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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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BRIAN replies: Cats are vaccinated against feline herpes virus, feline calicivirus, feline panleucopenia and feline leukaemia virus.
Rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) is a calicivirus in the genus Lagovirus causing acute hepatic necrosis in European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), leading to disseminated intravascular coagulation and death in [greater than or equal to]90% of susceptible animals (1).
Feline upper respiratory infections, including calicivirus (FCV) and herpesvirus (FHV), may cause a clear ocular discharge in cats.
The Coalition Government today announced the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has approved the registration of a new RHDV K5 strain of rabbit calicivirus that will strengthen Australias ability to manage wild rabbits.
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.
Feline calicivirus (FCV) and feline herpesvirus type 1 (FeHV-1) are the main agents of upper respiratory tract disease (URTD) in cats (RADFORD et al.
It is possible that Jonah is suffering from cat flu, which is the general name given to a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract, most commonly caused by the Feline Herpes Virus-1 (FHV-1), or Feline Calicivirus (FCV).
As doengas sistemicas como as infeccoes causadas pelo virus da imunodeficiencia felina (FIV), virus da leucemia felina (FeLV), herpesvirus (FHV) e calicivirus (FCV), doengas imunomediadas e outros fatores tais como a dieta do animal e conformacao oral (ma oclusao ou desalinhamento dentario) podem contribuir para o desenvolvimento do CGEF, embora nao esteja estabelecida a relacao com estas doengas nem se possa afirmar, ate o presente momento, serem o fator desencadeante da estomatite cronica (11, 13).
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.
showed the presence of a feline Calicivirus in dogs with gastroenteritis; however the epidemic impact of diarrhea caused to other hosts different than feline is unknown.
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.