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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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While the findings from this metaanalysis of observational studies cannot prove that enterovirus infection has a causal role in pathogenesis of diabetes, the results provide additional support to the direct evidence of enterovirus infection in pancreatic tissue of individuals with type 1 diabetes," wrote authors Wing-Chi Yeung, Dr.
Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Enterovirus Infections.
However, resulting hypogammaglobulinemia predisposes patients to opportunistic infections, including progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and enterovirus infections (2,6).
Fecal samples are the most common samples obtained from patients suspected of having enterovirus infections.
Treatment of potentially life-threatening enterovirus infections with pleconaril.
HFMD is caused by acute enterovirus infections, particularly by viruses belonging to the human enterovirus A (HEVA) species (1).
Frequency, viral loads, and serotype identification of enterovirus infections in Scottish blood donors.
This is the first long-term study to report a high association of enterovirus infections with acute expiratory wheezing in children.
Number of confirmed severe/fatal enterovirus infections and viral isolation results from patients with fatal cases, Taiwan, 1998-2000 (a) Case/enterovirus serotype 1998 1999 2000 2001 Severe cases 405 35 291 389 Fatal cases 78 9 41 55 Enterovirus 71 34 1 25 26 Coxsackievirus B3 0 3 1 0 Echovirus 4 0 0 0 3 Other enteroviruses 3 4 12 7 Negative 31 1 3 13 Specimens not available 10 0 0 6 (a) Data provided by the Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Taiwan (1998-2001).
Using PCR tests to identify enterovirus infections in patients with aseptic meningitis can reduce unnecessary ancillary tests and antibiotic or antiviral therapy and allows shortened hospitalizations (31).
During outbreaks of enterovirus infection, respiratory failure has been associated with cardiac failure in children infected with enterovirus 71 (EV 71) but not in those infected with CVA-16 (1,2).
Epidemiologic surveillance plays a crucial role in understanding the changing patterns of enterovirus infection and disease associations.