Caliciviridae


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Caliciviridae

[kə‚lē·sē′vī·rə‚dē]
(virology)
A family of nonenveloped ribonucleic acid viruses with characteristic hollow surface structures that resemble cups.
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The family Caliciviridae consists of 5 genera, Norovirus, Sapovirus, Lagovirus, Vesivirus, and Nebovirus, and 3 proposed genera, Recovirus, Valovirus, and chicken calicivirus (8-10).
Norovirus and sapovirus are separate genera of the family Caliciviridae.
Viruses in the family Caliciviridae are nonenveloped, polyadenylated, single-stranded, positive-sense RNA viruses (1).
In the Caliciviridae family, genogroup III noroviruses (NoVsGIII) and neboviruses are associated with enteric disease in cattle (1), while genogroups I and II noroviruses (NoVsGI, NoVsGII) are a major cause of viral gastroenteritis in humans.
ICTV currently recognizes 2 species, Rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus and European brown hare syndrome virus, in the genus Lagovirus, family Caliciviridae.
The GLPSG and YGDD motifs of the RdRp protein are conserved among all members of the family Caliciviridae (6).
Noroviruses are members of the family Caliciviridae and recognized as major pathogens in outbreaks of gastroenteritis worldwide.