Cardiovirus


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Car·di·o·vi·rus

(kar'dē-ō-vī-rŭs),
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.

Cardiovirus

/Car·dio·vi·rus/ (kahr´de-o-vi″rus) EMC-like viruses; a genus of viruses of the family Picornaviridae that cause encephalomyelitis and myocarditis, comprising two groups, the encephalomyocarditis (EMC) viruses and the murine encephalomyelitis viruses.

Cardiovirus

a genus in the family Picornaviridae that includes encephalomyocarditis (EMC) virus which causes disease in rodents, pigs, humans and some exotic species.
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Circulation of 3 lineages of a novel Saffold cardiovirus in humans.
Saffold virus, a human Theiler's-like cardiovirus, is ubiquitous and causes infection early in life.
Sequence and phylogenetic analyses of Saffold cardiovirus from children with exudative tonsillitis in Yamagata, Japan.
Cultivation and serological characterization of a human Theiler's-like cardiovirus associated with diarrheal disease.
Saffold cardiovirus in children with acute gastroenteritis, Beijing, China.
Circulation of three lineages of a novel Saffold cardiovirus in humans.
Saffold cardiovirus infection in children associated with respiratory disease and its similarity to Coxsackievirus infection.
Fecal samples positive for Saffold cardiovirus, Beijing, People's Republic of China, March 2006-November 2007 * Sample no.
Picornaviruses are currently divided into 8 genera: Enterovirus, Aphthovirus, Cardiovirus, Hepatovirus, Parechovirus, Erbovirus, Teschovirus, and Kobuvirus (1).
To the Editor: The picornaviruses constitute a large, diverse family of positive-sense RNA viruses, which comprise 8 genera: Enterovirus, Aphthovirus, Cardiovirus, Hepatovirus, Parechovirus, Erbovirus, Kobuvirus, and Teschovirus (1).
Recently, a novel cardiovirus, Saffold virus (SAFV; genus Theilovirus), was reported in association with fever of unknown origin in a child 8 months of age (13) and in children with symptoms of respiratory or gastrointestinal illness (14-16).
Louis encephalitis virus, Rocio virus, Ilheus virus, West Nile virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, eastern equine encephalitis virus, Mayaro virus, Trocara virus, Oropouche virus, Caraparu virus, Murtucu virus, Guaroa virus, hantavirus, Machupo virus, and Tacaribe virus; after the cardiovirus isolation, EMCV antibody also was used.