Caliciviridae

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Caliciviridae

[kə‚lē·sē′vī·rə‚dē]
(virology)
A family of nonenveloped ribonucleic acid viruses with characteristic hollow surface structures that resemble cups.
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Many cats with calicivirus infections will have swollen, painful conjunctiva around the eye, often with clear discharge.
Coli O157:H7, feline calicivirus and endogenous microbiota in commercial baby-leaf salads," International Journal of Food Microbiology, vol.
A forma recombinante do interferon-alfa humano foi inicialmente utilizada em seres humanos e tem sido usado com sucesso na medicina veterinaria no tratamento de infeccoes virais como FIV, FeLV, Calicivirus, Herpervirus e Peritonite infecciosa felina, revelando-se bastante promissora no tratamento do CGEF, nao so devido a sua acao anti-viral, mas tambem imunomoduladora (1, 24).
Calicivirus and Giardia lamblia are as sociated with diarrhea in human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive patients from southeast Brazil.
Data Source: These statistics were obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Calicivirus Laboratory
Titres of IgG against calicivirus were assessed using an immunofluorescent antibody assay.
Ademas, existen fluctuaciones estacionales y anuales en la circulacion del rotavirus y otros microbios (Shigella spp., norovirus, adenovirus enterico, calicivirus, etc.) que pueden ocasionar brotes prolongados en determinados momentos del ano.
Immunization requirements: Dogs should be immunized for rabies, distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parainfluenza, parvovirus and bordatella; cats should be immunized for rabies, panleukopenia or distemper, feline rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and pneumonitis.
En contraste, hay pocos informes de astrovirus y de adenovirus entericos y ningun dato de calicivirus. En consecuencia se hace un llamado de atencion, pues ya hay articulos donde se manifiesta que este puede ocupar un importante lugar en la epidemiologia de la diarrea viral con comportamientos endemicos, ademas de los casos epidemicos que se originan en consumo de aguas y ostras contaminadas (25,29,31,33-35).