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pi·cor·na·vi·rus

 (pē-kôr′nə-vī′rəs, pĭ-)
n. pl. pi·cor·na·vi·rus·es
Any of a group of very small viruses, including the enteroviruses and the rhinoviruses, that infect animals and consist of RNA surrounded by an icosahedral protein shell.

[pico- + RNA + virus.]

picornavirus

(ˈpɪˈkɔːnəˌvaɪrəs)
n
(Microbiology) any one of a group of small viruses that contain RNA; the group includes polioviruses, rhinoviruses, coxsackie viruses, and the virus that causes foot-and-mouth disease
[C20: from pico + RNA + virus]

pi•cor•na•vi•rus

(pɪˈkɔr nəˌvaɪ rəs, -ˌkɔr nəˈvaɪ-)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any of several small, RNA-containing viruses of the family Picornaviridae, including poliovirus and the rhinoviruses that cause the common cold.
[1960–65; pico- (in the sense “very small”) + RNA + virus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.picornavirus - a group of single-strand RNA viruses with a protein coat
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
enterovirus - any of a group of picornaviruses that infect the gastrointestinal tract and can spread to other areas (especially the nervous system)
rhinovirus - any of a group of picornaviruses that are responsible for many upper respiratory infections
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Willian Allan Nix from the Polio and Picornavirus Laboratory Branch, Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA for providing the HPeV positive control.
Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is caused by the picornavirus family, including the Coxsackievirus, Enterovirus, and Echovirus.
VP1 is the most external and immunodominant of the picornavirus capsid proteins, and the VP1 sequence may be applied to classify enteroviruses and to analyze the phylogenetic relationships among human enteroviruses (32).
Specimens were tested at hospital laboratories in Washington and at CDC's Picornavirus Laboratory for multiple pathogens, including adenovirus, cytomegalovirus, enteroviruses (including poliovirus), Epstein-Barr virus, herpes simplex virus, human herpes virus 6, influenza, parechoviruses, varicella zoster virus, West Nile virus, and fecal and respiratory bacteria.
The code is of the chromosomes in the Human Parechovirus, a member of the Picornavirus family that includes the common cold, and other illnesses like polio and hand, foot and mouth disease.
Herpes simplex virus (HSV), picornavirus (enterovirus 70, Coxsackie A24), varicella-zoster virus, poxvirus (molluscum contagiosum and vaccinia), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are some of the other viruses that are responsible for the infection.
In general the understanding on picornavirus entry is built on the evidence obtained from a few model viruses.
Se diferencia de otros picornavirus porque no produce efecto citopatico (17) y por su alta estabilidad tanto genetica como antigenica, entre otras caracteristicas (18).
Distinctive features of foot-and-mouth disease virus, a member of the picornavirus family; aspects of virus protein synthesis, protein processing and structure.
Aunque constituye un picornavirus que puede infectar el SNC, en ausencia de insuficiencia hepatica severa, las manifestaciones neurologicas son excepcionales.
Enterovirusler picornavirus ailesinden olup; Coxsackievirus A ve B, Echovirus ve daha yeni numaralandirilmis enterovirus 68-71 ve poliovirusleri icerir.