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Detection and Typing of Enteroviruses

  • T. Hyypiä
Conference paper

Abstract

Enteroviruses are a large group of human pathogens which cause a great variety of clinical illnesses. They consist of more than 60 serotypes subgrouped in polioviruses, coxsackie A and B viruses, echoviruses, and enteroviruses 68–71 (Table 1). Central nervous system involvement is a relatively frequent complication in infections caused by virtually any membr of the enterovirus group. Other diseases caused by enteroviruses include rash illnesses, respiratory infections, and epidemic myalgia. Especially coxsackie B viruses are among pathogens often associated with acute myocarditis, and there is also evidence of their etiological role in cardiomyopathy.

Keywords

Capsid Protein Serological Assay Acute Myocarditis Enterovirus Infection Spot Hybridization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Hyypiä
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of VirologyUniversity of TurkuTurkuFinland

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