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echovirus

 [ek´o-vi″rus]
a species of viruses of the genus enterovirus; the name was derived from the first letters of the description “enteric cytopathogenic human orphan.” At the time of the isolation of the viruses the diseases they caused were not known, hence the term “orphan,” but it is now known that they cause many different types of human disease, especially viral meningitis, diarrhea, and various respiratory diseases.

ECHO vi·rus

an enterovirus from a large group of unrelated viruses belonging to the Picornaviridae, isolated from humans; although many inapparent infections occur, certain serotypes are associated with fever and aseptic meningitis, and some appear to cause mild respiratory disease.

echovirus

(ĕk′ō-vī′rəs)
n. pl. echovi·ruses
Any of various enteroviruses of the gastrointestinal tract associated with certain diseases, such as viral meningitis, mild respiratory infections, and severe diarrhea in newborns.

ECHO vi·rus

, echovirus (ek'ō vī'rŭs, ek'ō-vī-rŭs)
An enterovirus isolated from humans; although there are many inapparent infections, certain of the several serotypes are associated with fever and aseptic meningitis, and some appear to cause mild respiratory disease.

ECHO vi·rus

, echovirus (ek'ō vī'rŭs, ek'ō-vī-rŭs)
Enterovirus isolated from humans; although there are many inapparent infections, some serotypes are associated with fever, aseptic meningitis, and other mild respiratory disease.
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From 1970 through 2000, echovirus 13 (E13) accounted for only 74 of about 46,000 (less than 1%) enterovirus isolates reported to the CDC, and prior to 2000 it had been reported only in association with sporadic illness.
In particular, echovirus type 13 -- which has not been reported in Japan in the past 20 years -- was detected, the institute said.
Selenium-deficient mice had more heart damage from the echovirus and the B1 coxsackievirus than the animals getting ample selenium.
Judging from their size and shape, the cells containing fragments of echovirus RNA in the new study were clearly neurons, says study coauthor Martina M.
The enterovirus from 25 of 30 patients was genotyped; most frequently identified was EV-A71 (21 patients), followed by echovirus (2 patients), enterovirus B (1 patient), and rhinovirus (1 patient).
Infection with echovirus 11 and severe complications was then laboratory confirmed in the case.
Acute hepatitis is mainly caused by hepatitis A-E viruses (HAV-HEV), and it is rarely thought to be caused by infection of other viruses, including herpes simplex virus, Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, coxsackievirus, echovirus, adenovirus, rubella virus, GB virus, and TT virus.
(17) The best known members of the genus Enterovirus are PV, EV7, CV, and echovirus. PV is spread via the fecal-oral route and rarely invades the central nervous system (CNS).
Whole bovine colostrum and specifically PRPs have been shown to have antiviral activity against adenovirus, alphavirus, dengue virus, echovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, enterovirus 71, hantavirus, hepatitis C virus, herpes viruses, HIV-1, human papilloma virus, influenza, Japanese encephalitis, measles, poliovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, rotavirus, St.