enterovirus

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enterovirus

[‚ent·ə·rō′vī·rəs]
(virology)
One of the two subgroups of human picornaviruses; includes the polioviruses, the coxsackieviruses, and the echoviruses.
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Our study demonstrated that the proportion of children who have PID and enterovirus infection in the study area is not high, which may indicate that the risk of chronic excretion of poliovirus among patients with PID in India is low.
A review of the Enterovirus Infections products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Enterovirus Infections.
Molecular testing is now standard for diagnosis of acute enterovirus infection," they noted.
As of February 1, 2008, NESS had received 514 reports of enterovirus infections in 36 states for 2007.
Children and patients with compromised immune systems are at a particular risk for enterovirus infection because their bodies cannot readily fight the virus.
Respiratory enterovirus infections, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
This report describes trends in reported enterovirus infections in the United States during 2002-2004, including widespread circulation of two serotypes, echovirus 9 and echovirus 30, commonly associated with aseptic meningitis outbreaks.
Although mostly asymptomatic or self-limited, enterovirus infections comprise a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations in children, which can require medical attention.
Enterovirus infections usually are mild illnesses; a small proportion result in aseptic meningitis (5).
Intravenous administration of human immunoglobulin (IVIg) is currently the only option to treat persons with severe enterovirus infections.
Although the majority of cases of enterovirus infections are asymptomatic or result in mild febrile illnesses, aseptic meningitis is the predominant diagnosis reported with the current E9 and E30 activity in the United States because patients with meningitis are more likely to be tested for enteroviruses than those with less severe manifestations.