enteroviruses


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enteroviruses

Picornaviruses (pico RNA viruses) of the Enterovirus genus, that include polioviruses, Coxsackie viruses and echoviruses. Enterovirus infections are spread by faecal contamination, especially by food handlers.

Enteroviruses

Viruses which live in the gastrointestinal tract. Coxsackie viruses, viruses that cause hand-foot-mouth disease, are an enterovirus.
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Among the fecal samples from these 42 patients, specimens of 8 patients (19%) tested positive for enteroviruses.
3 EV71 is regarded as one of the most dangerous neurotropic enteroviruses in the absence of vaccines and effective antiviral therapy.
All adenoviruses and enteroviruses in qPCR-positive samples were serotyped by nucleotide sequencing [see Supplemental Material, p.
Clinical diagnosis depends primarily on patients' positive tests for enteroviruses isolated and identified as CoxA16, HEV71, or other common enteroviruses known to cause HFMD.
Enterovirus 68 is associated with respiratory illness and shares biological features with both the enteroviruses and the rhinoviruses.
While more studies are necessary to understand these associations and establish pathogenic mechanisms of enterovirus infections, clear evidence of an association between enteroviruses and type 1 diabetes "opens up the possibility of developing new preventive and therapeutic strategies to fight this disease.
Recently, some clinically severe or highly transmissible pathogenic viruses, such as influenza A virus (INFAV), human adenovirus (HAdV), and enteroviruses, have attracted public attention (Heikkinen, 2006; Lin, Huang, Ning, & Tsao, 2004).
Human enteroviruses belong to the Picornaviridae family and include more than 100 serotypes divided among 5 groups (poliovirus, human enterovirus A, human enterovirus B, human enterovirus C, and human enterovirus D) (1).
They include rhinoviruses, which are associated with the common cold, and enteroviruses, which cause stomach upsets.
San Diego, CA), developer of advanced diagnostic products, announced that it has expanded its product portfolio to include the MGB Alert ENV real-time PCR reagent, designed to detect sequences associated with enteroviruses.
The most common cause is coxsackievirus A16; sometimes, enterovirus 71 or other strains of enteroviruses cause HFMD.