Medical Dictionary: Enterovirus


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Enterovirus: Another name for Enteroviruses.
Enterovirus (condition): Viruses affecting the digestive tract.

Enterovirus: Enteroviruses are small viruses that are made of ribonucleic acid (RNA) and protein. This group includes the polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, and echoviruses. In addition to the three different polioviruses, there are 61 non-polio enteroviruses that can cause disease in humans: 23 Coxsackie A viruses, 6 Coxsackie B viruses, 28 echoviruses, and 4 other enteroviruses. 1

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1. excerpt from Non-Polio Enterovirus Infections: DVRD

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