Coxsackie viruses


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Coxsackie viruses

A large group of PICORNAVIRUS ENTEROVIRUSES of a type similar to the poliomyelitis virus. They cause HERPANGINA, BORNHOLM DISEASE (epidemic pleurodynia), MYOCARDITIS, PERICARDITIS and MENINGITIS. The group is named after Coxsackie, New York.
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Association of group B Coxsackie viruses with cases of pericarditis, myocarditis, or pleurodynia by demonstration of immunoglobulin m antibody.
The patent covers 14 single-stranded RNA viruses from four families including hepatitis viruses, Norwalk virus, rhinoviruses and coxsackie viruses.
Human enteroviruses (HEVs), including HEV71, echoviruses, and coxsackie viruses A and B (CAV and CBV), are the major pathogens of HFMD (2).