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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Enteroviruses are present year round in the wastewater of the Monastir, Tunisia, area, but occur with low frequency at the end of the winter and in the spring.
The high fraction of asymptomatic infections for many enteroviruses also adds to the difficulty in identifying clusters and a common source, such as drinking water.
Typing of human enteroviruses by partial sequencing of VP1.
Enteroviruses cause systemic infections and affect a variety of organ systems including the respiratory tract, the gastrointestinal tract, the heart and the central nervous system (CNS).
However, 3 capsid inhibitors (pleconaril, pocapavir [V-073], and the pirodavir analog BTA-798) that show activity against enteroviruses are being developed (9).
Because noncapsid regions of enteroviruses are not correlated by serotype (10), results of phylogenetic and recombination analyses were based on the highest sequence similarity between enterovirus strains.
Her research interests focus on the molecular epidemiology of human enteroviruses.
His research interests include the molecular detection and epidemiology of enteroviruses and emerging viral infections associated with AFP.
Human enteroviruses (HEVs) are ubiquitous, infecting [approximately not equal to] 1 billion persons worldwide.
Using the RD and HEp-2 cell lines, we isolated 82 enteroviruses (67 from cerebrospinal fluid and 15 from feces); serotypes were CVB3 (n = 81) and echovirus 30 (n = 1).
To the Editor: Human enteroviruses (HEVs) are small, nonenveloped viruses with a positive-stranded RNA genome that includes regions P1, P2, and P3 (1).