enterovirus


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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
Translations

enterovirus

n. enterovirus, grupo de virus que infecta el tubo digestivo y que puede ocasionar enfermedades respiratorias y trastornos neurológicos.
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Now in clinical trials, investigational bivalent vaccines are directed against other EV-A71 subgenotypes in addition to C-4, and also against another enterovirus, coxsackievirus serotype A16, the most common cause of classic hand, foot, and mouth disease in the United States.
Last November, Annabelle Collins was struck down by encephalitis and enterovirus, which caused swelling on her brain and paralysed her from the nose down.
MADRID -- Ninety-five percent of cases of enterovirus and parechovirus meningitis in infants younger than 90 days old in the United Kingdom and Ireland were diagnosed through lumbar puncture and identification of the virus in the CSF by polymerase chain reaction, Seilesh Kadambari, MD, reported at the annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases.
However, it is difficult to estimate the number of iVDPV excreters worldwide in the absence of systematic screening of immunodeficient patients for enterovirus excretion, especially in the developing world (15).
Now in clinical trials, investigational bivalent vaccines are directed against other EV-A71 subgeno types in addition to C-4, and also against another enterovirus, coxsackievirus serotype A16, the most common cause of classic hand, foot, and mouth disease in the United States.
We aimed to detect the Adenovirus, Coxsackievirus and Enterovirus from conjunctiva and pharyngeal samples of patients.
The stool specimen of one affected student tested positive for enterovirus upon laboratory testing by the CHP's Public Health Laboratory Services Branch.
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been confirmed in 38 cases in the UK, leaving four children in hospital in Scotland and causing Public Health England to issue a warning about the virus.
A confirmed case was defined as an illness meeting the clinical case definition with laboratory identification of an enterovirus.