epidemic keratoconjunctivitis virus


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ep·i·dem·ic ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis vi·rus

an adenovirus (type 8) causing epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, especially among shipyard workers, and also associated with outbreaks of swimming pool conjunctivitis.
Synonym(s): shipyard eye

ep·i·dem·ic ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis vi·rus

(ep'i-dem'ik ker'ă-tō-kŏn-jŭngk-ti-vī'tis vī'rŭs)
An adenovirus (type 8) causing epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, especially among shipyard workers, and also associated with outbreaks of swimming pool conjunctivitis.
Synonym(s): shipyard eye.