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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Regulation of host responses and viral replication by the mitogen-activated protein kinases in intestinal epithelial cells infected with Enterovirus 71.
In this group, as well as in the total study group, the detected viral agents were Adenovirus (18/25, 72%), Enterovirus 70 (2/25, 8%), Enterovirus 71 (2/25, 8%), and Coxsackievirus 16 (1/25, 4%), in decreasing order.
Risk factors of enterovirus 71 infection and associated hand foot and mouth disease/herpangina in children during epidemic in Taiwan.
In a trial involving 10,000 children, the researchers have found that the vaccine, made from a deactivated enterovirus 71 (EV71), was 90 percent effective against the virus, the BBC reported.
Human enterovirus 71 is one of the major causative agents of hand, foot and mouth disease in children and has caused mortalities in large-scale outbreaks in the Asia-Pacific region in recent years.
Enterovirus 71 was first noted in California in 1969, in a child with encephalitis.
Enterovirus 71 infections and neurologic disease--United States, 1977-1991.
Although unconfirmed, aerosol transmission is suspected of causing the enterovirus 71 epidemic which caused 78 deaths in Taiwan in 1998 as well as later outbreaks there (Ho et al.
Singapore, Apr 3, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) and Swiss company Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (Cytos) have pledged to work together to develop fully human monoclonal antibodies for combating and managing the Enterovirus 71 (EV71), one of the two most commonviruses responsible for hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in Singapore.
Children who had had an enterovirus 71 infection involving the central nervous system were significantly more likely to have symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder than were matched controls in a prospective study that evaluated children at 3-7 years after the infection.
The intestinal virus called enterovirus 71 or EV71, one trigger of hand-foot-mouth disease, began spreading in Fuyang in Anhui province from early March, the Xinhua news agency reported yesterday, citing the city health office.