Coxsackie virus


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cox·sack·ie·vi·rus

also Cox·sack·ie virus  (ko͝ok-sä′kē-vī′rəs, kŏk-săk′ē-)
n.
Any of a group of enteroviruses that are associated with a variety of diseases, including meningitis, myocarditis, and pericarditis, and primarily affect children during the summer months.

[After Coxsackie, a village of east-central New York.]

Coxsackie virus

(kʊkˈsɑːkɪ)
n
(Microbiology) any of various viruses that occur in the intestinal tract of man and cause diseases, some of which resemble poliomyelitis
[C20: after Coxsackie, a town in New York state, where the virus was first found]
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Noun1.Coxsackie virus - enterovirus causing a disease resembling poliomyelitis but without paralysis
enterovirus - any of a group of picornaviruses that infect the gastrointestinal tract and can spread to other areas (especially the nervous system)
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He said the two children were diagnosed to have had foot and mouth viral infection caused by coxsackie virus and not the polio virus.
Infections, such as Mycoplasma, Coxsackie virus, Mumps virus, Adenovirus, Varicella, herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, Rubeola, Hepatitis A and B, Influenza A and B, Human immunodeficiency virus.
It is caused by various viruses and the epidemic in Sabah was caused by the Enterovirus 71 (EV 71), Coxsackie Virus A16 and other species of Enterovirus.
G3 and G4 were infected by intraperitoneal (ip) injection of 1 x [10.sup.5] plaque forming units (pfu) Coxsackie virus B3 (CVB3) per mouse, while G1 and G2 received ip injection of phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) on the same day.
GenBank accession numbers for viruses tested: poliovirus type 1 (V01149), poliovirus type 2 (AY238473 and M12197), poliovirus type 3 (K01392); Sabin-1 (AY184219), Sabin-2 (AY184220), Sabin-3 (AY184221); coxsackie virus 1 (AF499635), coxsackie virus 11 (AF499636), coxsackie virus 13 (AF465511), coxsackie virus 17 (AF499639), coxsackie virus 19 (AF499641), coxsackie virus 20 (AF499642, EF015012, and EF015019), coxsackie virus 21 (AF465515 and D00538), coxsackie virus 22 (AF499643), coxsackie virus 24 (EF026081); enterovirus C96 (HQ415759), enterovirus C99 (EF555644), enterovirus C102 (EF555645), enterovirus C104 (JX982259), enterovirus C105 (KM880098), enterovirus C109 (GQ865517), enterovirus C117 (JX262382), enterovirus C116 (JX514942), and enterovirus C118 (JX961709).
Rhabdomyolysis from Coxsackie virus is generally rare.
Woodruff, "Involvement of T lymphocytes in the pathogenesis of coxsackie virus B3 heart disease," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
**Five children from the Orce Nikolov kindergarten in Karpos 2 contracted the coxsackie virus. Representatives of the State Sanitary and Health Inspectorate said that the situation wasn't alarming and that the cleanliness of the facility was in compliance with all standards.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 28 August 2017: Turkey's tourism situation has not been at its best during 2017's summer, due to several Russian allegations of the spread of the Coxsackie virus all over the state's resorts, which was denied by the Turkish Health Ministry.
Serological tests for Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, Coxsackie virus, Parvovirus, Hepatitis viruses, Human immunodeficiency virus, Toxoplasma and Brucella were negative.
Myositis is a well-known manifestation of numerous infectious diseases, viral infections being the most common (Influenza A and B, Coxsackie Virus, Epstein Barr Virus, Herpes Simplex Virus, Parainfluenza, Adenovirus, Echovirus, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV).