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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The 5 new cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications confirmed last week are respectively caused by enterovirus D68 (2 cases), CA9 (2 cases), and EV71 (1 case).
Although development of antivirals effective against enterovirus is an active area of research, Dr.
He presented highlights of a comprehensive prospective observational surveillance study conducted across the United Kingdom and Ireland to assess the burden of enterovirus and parechovirus meningitis in infants younger than 90 days old.
We obtained ethical clearance from the Ethics Committee of NIIH, Wadia Children's Hospital, and Enterovirus Research Centre (ERC), Mumbai, and obtained informed consent from the patients' parents.
3,4) Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis (AHC) is an epidemic form of highly contagious conjunctivitis mostly caused by Enterovirus 70 and Coxsackievirus A24 variant.
Because pan-enterovirus RT-PCR can detect all members of the enterovirus genus, the remaining 10 samples were considered probable non-EV-D68 human enterovirus-producing respiratory infections.
The company stated Enterovirus 71, or EV71, causes Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD).
The strains of enterovirus 71 has been associated with significant morbidity and fatality.
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Enterovirus Infections, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
There is no specific treatment for Enterovirus D68, so it's important to be aware of its symptoms and make sure that you and your family practice good hygiene to avoid getting the virus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday sent doctors an alert about the polio-like cases and said the germ -- enterovirus 68 -- was detected in four out of eight of the sick children who had a certain medical test.
KEY WORDS: Neonate Hand Foot and mouth disease Enterovirus 71 Brainstem encephalitis Pulmonary edema.