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  • n. Plural form of enterovirus.


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  • But it has only been with the help of more recent and sophisticated lab techniques that scientists have been capable of pinpointing how certain viruses, called enteroviruses, second only to the common cold as the most common cause of viral infections, incite some cases of type 1 diabetes.

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  • Laboratories in Sweden conducting extended viral diagnosis on samples sent for influenza examination were asked what viruses they found in the influenza-negative samples, and the answer was unanimous: rhinoviruses dominated, with sporadic findings of other respiratory viruses, such as enteroviruses and adenoviruses.

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  • In this study, Australian researchers analyzed 24 studies and two abstracts published from 1965 to 2010 that involved a combined total of 4,448 subjects who had undergone molecular testing for enteroviruses.

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  • Also, there was uneven reporting among the various studies of the methodology used to detect enteroviruses.

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  • But researchers today are concerned about a more common and seemingly innocuous type of virus within the family of sixty-one nonpolio enteroviruses known as the coxsackie B viruses.

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  • The most serious of these, the family of polio enteroviruses, have been eradicated in the United States as a result of aggressive vaccine campaigns.

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  • Five of those agents - adenoviruses, enteroviruses, influenza, M pneumoniae, and Streptococcus - cause respiratory illnesses.


  • Diagnostic testing for non-polio enteroviruses requires specialised laboratory facilities.

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  • In 1997 outbreaks involving enteroviruses were reported from Gaza (meningitis) and from Malaysia (hand-foot-mouth disease).

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  • Non-polio enteroviruses* are common and distributed worldwide.

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