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A small RNA virus and the only genus in the family Astroviridae; associated with diarrhea and detected in the feces of numerous animals.
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A small RNA virus and the only genus in the family Astroviridae; it is associated with diarrhea and is detected in the feces of numerous animals.
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astrovirusA virus that causes diarrhoea in children and may be present in large numbers in the stools of adults without causing ill effects. Most adults have antibodies to the virus.
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