Coxsackie virus

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also Cox·sack·ie virus  (ko͝ok-sä′kē-vī′rəs, kŏk-săk′ē-)
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

(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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The authors were able to show that concentrations up to 100 [micro]g/ml interfered with replication of seasonal influenza A virus strains (H1N1, H3N2), RSV, human coronavirus, parainfluenza virus, and coxsackie virus but did not affect replication of highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus (H5N1), adenovirus, or HRV.
The infection is caused by the coxsackie virus and lasts a few days.
This is really just the tip of the iceberg, because if you do not have Candida or cytomegalovirus (CMV) or Coxsackie virus or chlamydia or Lyme disease, odds are that you will acquire something else such as a parasite.
dagger]) The following viruses were tested for herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1, HSV-2, varicella-zoster virus (HSV-3), Epsetin-Barr virus (human herpesvirus [HHV] type 4), cytomegalovirus (HHV-5), (HHV-6), HHV-7, HHV-8, dengue virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, rubella virus, West Nile virus, yellow fever virus, tick-borne encephalitis virus, Nipah virus, measles virus, mumps virus, parainfluenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus, metapneumovirus, Chikungunya virus, Sindbis virus, Semliki Forest virus, eastern equine encephalitis virus, western equine encephalitis virus, poliovirus, Coxsackie virus, echovirus, enterovirus, lyssaviruses, and Chandipura virus.
They describe identifying and successfully testing a group of compounds that work against human rhinovirus, Coxsackie virus, poliovirus and enterovirus-71 - the cause of hand, foot and mouth disease.
Coxsackie virus causes small vesicles to form with erythematous bases that can ulcerate and spread over the anterior tonsillar pillars, palate and pharyngeal wall.
Siklikla atopik dermatit (AD) zemininde ve en sik herpes simpleks virusu (HSV) tip 1 ve 2 nedeniyle olmakla beraber daha nadir olmak uzere Coxsackie virus A-16 veya vaksinya virus de etken olabilir (1).
Amy Orn, who lives across the street, said her 2-year-old daughter contracted Coxsackie virus last month, likely from her toy or ball that had contacted feces.
Virus Influenza A H1N1 Adenovirus Type 1 Netherlands/134/04 HI Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV) Singapore/63/04 HI BVDV New Caledonia/20/99 Coronavirus 229E A/Hong Kong/29/2006 Coronavirus NL63 A/Virginia/01/2006 Coronavirus OC43 A/Taiwan/42/2006 CMV A/Kentucky/01/2005 Coxsackie Virus A9 A/Hong Kong/218/2006 Coxsackie Virus A21 A/Hawaii/15/2001 Coxsackie Virus B5 A/BEIJING/262/95 EBV A/BAYERN/07/95 Echovirus 11 A/JOHANNESBURG/82/96 HAV A/KRASNOYARSK/46/2005 HIV-1 III B A/VICTORIA/504/2005 HIV-1 Mn A/HENAN/8/05 HIV-1 Ba-L A/HONG KONG/4922/05 HSV-I A/.
Penninger of the Amgen Institute in Toronto and his colleagues have been studying how infections by members of the coxsackie virus family stimulate an animal's immune system to attack its heart.
A: One of the microbes, the Coxsackie virus, inhabits the intestinal tract.