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poliovirus

 [po´le-o-vi″rus]
a species of enterovirus that is the etiologic agent of poliomyelitis. It is separable into three serotypes, designated types 1, 2, and 3, with type 1 being responsible for about 85 per cent of all cases of paralytic poliomyelitis and for most epidemics.

po·li·o·vi·rus

(pō'lē-ō-vī'rŭs),
An enterovirus in the family Picornaviridae. There are three distinct serotypes, with Type 1 responsible for 85% of the cases of paralytic polio and most epidemics.

poliovirus

/po·lio·vi·rus/ (pōl´-e-o-vi″rus) the causative agent of poliomyelitis, separable, on the basis of specificity of neutralizing antibody, into three serotypes designated types 1, 2, and 3.po´lioviral

poliovirus

(pō′lē-ō-vī′rəs)
n. pl. poliovi·ruses
An enterovirus, separable into three serotypes, that is the causative agent of poliomyelitis.

poliovirus

[-vī′rəs]
Etymology: Gk, polios + L, virus, poison
a member of the family Picornaviridae and the causative organism of poliomyelitis. This very small ribonucleic acid virus has three serologically distinct types. Infection or immunization with one type does not protect against the others. Also called poliomyelitis virus.

po·li·o·vi·rus

(pō'lē-ō-vī'rŭs)
An enterovirus in the family Picornaviridae. There are three distinct serotypes, with Type 1 responsible for 85% of the cases of paralytic polio and most epidemics.

poliovirus

the human poliomyelitis virus capable of infecting nonhuman primates. Causes paralysis due to encephalomyelitis in which motor neurons are selectively destroyed.
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The Committee noted that while Pakistan and Afghanistan have historically shared a vast common zone of poliovirus transmission, the recent spread between the two countries is occurring from discrete zones of persistent transmission in each country.
Outbreak of type 2 vaccine-derived poliovirus in Nigeria: emergence and widespread circulation in an underimmunized population.
Similarly, besides negative environmental samples from Islamabad, Hyderabad, Multan, Faisalabad and Dera Ismail Khan, the indigenous poliovirus transmission in Lahore has also been halted.
The environmental surveillance system had the capacity to detect the poliovirus in sewage samples and the high immunity appears to have prevented transmission.
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The poliovirus has been eradicated in the United States for more than 30 years.
Kandahar and Helmand provinces have long been identified as the epicentres of polio and the southern region as one of the most persistent reservoirs of poliovirus globally.
All visitors age under 15 years travelling to Saudi Arabia from countries reporting polio following importation or due to circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus in the past 12 months (as of mid-February, 2013, see list below) should be vaccinated against poliomyelitis with the OPV.
That is inconsistent with true eradication, which should be defined as zero incidence of poliovirus infection, wild and vaccine (8-10).
Oral poliovirus asisi global eradikasyon amaciyla secilen asidir.
Although there have been no reported cases of the wild poliovirus in Gaza and the West Bank for years, it is crucial to ensure that there is no re-emergence of the disease.
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