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adenovirus

[¦ad·ən‚o′vī·rəs]
(virology)
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Adenoviruses (AdVs) are member of the family Adenoviridae, non-enveloped with an icosahedral nucleocapsid containing double stranded DNA genome, divided into five genera: Atadenovirus, Aviadenovirus, Ichtadenovirus, Mastadenovirus and Siadenovirus (Harrach et al., 2012).
"It's hard to keep adenoviruses out of health care facilities, and the outbreaks are tenacious," Schaffner said.
Assessment of genetic variability among subspecies B1 human adenoviruses for molecular epidemiology studies.
(2008) estimated that approximately $400 million per year of health resources could be saved with an accurate diagnosis of adenoviruses associated with conjunctivitis in the United States alone.
Adenoviruses. Adenoviruses are nonenveloped viruses, consist of double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) about 36 kb in size.
Lee, "Adenoviruses types, cell receptors and local innate cytokines in adenovirus infection," International Reviews of Immunology, vol.
Studies like these led to the development of conditionally replicative adenoviruses (CRAds), which are unable to replicate in normal host cells but selectively target tumour cells19.
Adenoviruses, which cause respiratory illnesses including some colds, plague boot camps.

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