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Items tagged “virus”

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CMV ventriculitis

 Diagnosis certain
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 19 Jan 2009
80% complete

HSV encephalitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 20 Mar 2010
65% complete

Congenital cytomegalovirus

 Diagnosis probable
Published 20 Oct 2010
45% complete

Congenital cytomegalovirus infection

Congenital cytomegalovirus infections result from intrauterine fetal infection by cytomegalovirus (CMV). Epidemiology Cytomegalovirus is the most common cause of intrauterine infection and the most common cause of congenital infective and brain damage, occurring in 0.2-2.4% of live births. An...

Enterovirus 71

Enterovirus 71 is one of the viruses that causes hand-foot-and-mouth disease in children. It is an enterovirus, one of the picornaviruses. Infection with enterovirus 71 predominantly results in a vesicular rash of the hands and feet that follows a prodrome of symptoms including fever, vomiting ...


Picornaviruses (pico-RNA-viruses) are non-enveloped, positive-stranded RNA viruses with an icosahedral capsule. Their positive, single stranded RNA architecture places them in Baltimore group IV. The name derives from the fact that they are small (pico) RNA viruses. The picornavirus family cont...


Poliovirus is the causative agent involved in poliomyelitis. It is a single-stranded RNA virus and one of the smallest significantly described viruses: group: group IV family: picornaviruses genus: enterovirus species: enterovirus C subtype: poliovirus Related pathology poliomyelitis pol...


For a quick reference guide, please see our COVID-19 summary article. COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), previously known as the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), a strain of coronavirus. The fir...

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