enterovirus 71


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enterovirus 71

Virology A virulent epidemic enterovirus serotype identified in 1969 in California Clinical Asymptomatic or diarrhea, rashes, hand-foot-mouth disease–vesicular lesions of hands, feet and oral mucosa, herpangina, aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, myocarditis, acute flaccid paralysis, rhombencephalitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, rapidly fatal pulmonary edema, hemorrhage

enterovirus 71

Abbreviation: EV71
The virus that causes hand-foot-and-mouth disease. In about 30% of infected people, it causes neurological disease, e.g., encephalitis, viral meningitis, or flaccid paralysis.
See also: enterovirus
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Gan-Lu-Siao-Du-yin, a prescription of traditional Chinese medicine, inhibited enterovirus 71 replication, translation, and virus-induced cell apoptosis.
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Recombinant human enterovirus 71 in hand foot and mouth disease patients.
Human enterovirus 71 (EV71) is a single-stranded, positive-sense RNA virus belonging to the enterovirus genus of the Picornaviridae family, first identified in 1969 in the United States (Nasri et al.
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Although herpes simplex encephalitis and other CNS infections can affect neurodevelopment and cognitive function, the authors said this was the first study to follow up long-term behavioral outcomes or ADHD-related symptoms in children after an enterovirus 71 (EV71) CNS infection.
It said the two children tested positive for enterovirus 71, which can cause a severe form of a common childhood ailment that typically causes little more than a fever and rash.
At least 24 deaths in the provinces of Anhui and Guangdong were blamed on enterovirus 71.
The boy died in the southern province of Guangdong from a suspected case of the disease that was apparently caused by the enterovirus 71, or EV71, health authorities said.