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A genus of RNA viruses in the family Picornaviridae that are rarely associated with human disease and are recovered frequently from rodents, that is, Columbia S.K. virus, mengo virus.
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Fecal samples positive for Saffold cardiovirus, Beijing, People's Republic of China, March 2006-November 2007 * Sample no.
Sequence and phylogenetic analyses of Saffold cardiovirus from children with exudative tonsillitis in Yamagata, Japan.
Circulation of three lineages of a novel Saffold cardiovirus in humans.
Circulation of 3 lineages of a novel Saffold cardiovirus in humans.
Frequent detection of highly diverse variants of cardiovirus, cosavirus, bocavirus, and circovirus in sewage samples collected in the United States.
Consistent with the previous findings (1), all SVA isolates from different countries clustered together under the genus Senecavirus, which is most closely related to the genus Cardiovirus of the family Picornaviridae (Figure).
Six genera are associated with human infections: cardiovirus (saffold virus), cosavirus, enterovirus (EV), hepatovirus (hepatitis A), kobuvirus (Aichi virus) and HPeV.
There are nine genera of picornaviruses: Enterovirus (poliovirus, swine vesicular disease, coxsackievirus (which causes hand-foot-and-mouth disease in humans), and enterovirus A), Rhinovirus (human and bovine rhinoviruses), Hepatovirus (hepatitis A virus), Aphthovirus (foot-and-mouth disease virus in cattle), Cardiovirus (encephalomyocarditis virus in mice), Erbovirus (equine rhinitis B virus), Kobuvirus (Aichi kobuvirus), Teschovirus (porcine teschovirus), and Parechovirus (human parechovirus, which was formerly known as Echovirus 22 and 23).
Encephalomyocarditis virus belongs to the genus Cardiovirus of the Picornaviridae family.
Michiels, "Cardiovirus leader proteins are functionally interchangeable and have evolved to adapt to virus replication fitness," Journal of General Virology, vol.
Encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) family Picornaviridae, genus Cardiovirus, is a group of closely related virus species with a wide host range.