Coronaviridae


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Coronaviridae

[kə‚rō·nə′vī·rə‚dē]
(virology)
A family of vertebrate viruses consisting of the single genus Coronavirus; the prototype, avian infectious virus, has an enveloped spherical form with large spikes and a helical nucleocapsid with single-stranded ribonucleic acid.
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The etiologic agent, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), is an enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus (family Coronaviridae, order Nidovirales).
Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a fatal infection that affects domestic and wild members of the family Felidae and is caused by a feline coronavirus (FCoV) of the family Coronaviridae, subfamily Coronavirinae, genus Alphacoronavirus, species Alphacoronavirus-1 (1).
Avian infectious bronchitis virus (IBV), a member of family Coronaviridae, order Nidovirales, causes a highly contagious respiratory and sometimes urogenital disease of chickens that is characterized by respiratory signs, nephritis, or reduced egg production and quality in layer chickens.
A member of the family Coronaviridae, genus alphacoronavirus, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) is an enveloped, single-stranded positive-sense RNA virus (1).
The spike (S) gene of the family Coronaviridae has a high degree of variation and can induce neutralizing antibody (3).
The causative agent of SARS has been reported as a virus of the Coronaviridae family, which is characterized by single-strand RNA as its genetic material.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) (family Coronaviridae, subfamily Coronavirinae, genus Alphacoronavirus) is an enveloped, positive-sense, single-stranded RNA virus.