enterovirus 71


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enterovirus 71

Virology A virulent epidemic enterovirus serotype identified in 1969 in California Clinical Asymptomatic or diarrhea, rashes, hand-foot-mouth disease–vesicular lesions of hands, feet and oral mucosa, herpangina, aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, myocarditis, acute flaccid paralysis, rhombencephalitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, rapidly fatal pulmonary edema, hemorrhage

enterovirus 71

Abbreviation: EV71
The virus that causes hand-foot-and-mouth disease. In about 30% of infected people, it causes neurological disease, e.g., encephalitis, viral meningitis, or flaccid paralysis.
See also: enterovirus
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Enterovirus 71 isolated from cases of epidemic poliomyelitis-like disease in Bulgaria.
Gan-Lu-Siao-Du-yin, a prescription of traditional Chinese medicine, inhibited enterovirus 71 replication, translation, and virus-induced cell apoptosis.
Adenovirus was isolated from three (50%) of the six Enterovirus 70 isolated from conjunctiva samples; two (33.3%) of the six Enterovirus 71 isolated from conjunctiva samples, and one (16.7%) of the six Coxsackievirus A16 isolated from conjunctiva samples.
Risk factors of enterovirus 71 infection and associated hand foot and mouth disease/herpangina in children during epidemic in Taiwan.
EV71-infected HFMD was defined by EV71-positive throat swabs, stools, rectal swabs, vesicular swabs, or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples which were detected using specific EV71 primers and probe from the enterovirus 71 nucleic acid detection kit (Da An Gene Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, China).
The distribution of inflammation and virus in human enterovirus 71 encephalomyelitis suggests possible viral spread by neural pathways.
Chinese scientists have developed the first vaccine to protect children against a virus called enterovirus 71, or EV71, that causes the common and sometimes deadly hand, foot and mouth disease.
London, May 29 ( ANI ): Chinese scientists have developed the first vaccine to protect children against a virus called enterovirus 71, or EV71, that causes the common and sometimes deadly hand, foot and mouth disease.
Keywords: Enterovirus 71 Punicalagin Punica granatum Antiviral Mouse model
But the potentially fatal type now causing trouble in Cambodia, enterovirus 71, can cause neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory problems, and there are no specific antiviral drugs or vaccines available to fight it.
Of these, majority tested positive for Enterovirus 71 (EV-71) which causes hand, foot and mouth disease.
The most common of these viruses are coxsackievirus A16 and enterovirus 71, which has been associated with other infections, but most often manifests as hand, foot and mouth disease.