calicivirus


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Related to calicivirus: norovirus, panleukopenia, rotavirus, Astrovirus

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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Few Feline pet vaccines are available to prevent conditions including feline rhinotracheitis, feline calicivirus, feline distemper, feline panleukopenia, feline leukemia virus, feline immunodeficiency virus and feline infectious peritonitis and Chlamydia.
During the event, participants discussed current and planned research work of the FSBI VGNKI, including a planned project on the topic Isolation, identification and study of the most pathogenic field isolates of cats calicivirus for the purpose of creating diagnostic tests and preventive medicines.
A team of researchers have made a "major step forward" in understanding how the calicivirus family, which includes the highly infectious norovirus and sapoviruses, initiate infections.
PERFORMACIDE, when used as directed, is effective at eliminating and deactivating Canine Parvovirus, Influenza-A, Feline Calicivirus and E-coli.
He was found to be infected with an extremely contagious disease called calicivirus, which can cause a number of health problems, including bleeding from the eyes and nose, mouth ulcers, pneumonia and respiratory problems.
The other two, feline herpes virus and feline calicivirus, together cause cat flu.
RCV, rabbit calicivirus; RHDV, rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus.
The antiviral activity of two ethanol extracts of propolis (EP1 and EP2) from two different sources against feline calicivirus (FCV), canine adenovirus type 2 (CAV-2) and Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) was determined by Cueto et al.
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., 2009; THIRY et al., 2009).
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).