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The Coxsackie B Viruses by S Tracy

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Published by SPRINGER-VERLAG .
Written in English


  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • Medical microbiology & virology,
  • Viral Diseases,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Immunology,
  • Microbiology,
  • Infectious Diseases

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12777630M
ISBN 103540623906
ISBN 109783540623908

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The viruses most commonly found associated with this disease are the Coxsackie B family of single-stranded RNA viruses and, in particular, the plus-strand RNA virus Coxsackievirus B3 and Coxsackievirus B5. 2 Early events in viral infection include the attachment of . S. TRACY Late in the s, a virus was isolated from a young patient with a flaccid par­ alysis in the sleepy Hudson River town of Coxsackie in the state of New York. Within the next few years, it was apparent that this and other similar viruses were not polioviruses but were indeed a new group of. Types A and B are the most common. Type A viruses cause herpangina (sores in the throat) and hand, foot, and mouth disease, common among children. Children will get painful blisters in their mouth.   Editorial Reviews. Reviewer: Mark R. Schleiss, MD (Children's Hospital Medical Center) Description: The Coxsackie B viruses are a common cause of self-limited febrile viral syndromes, but rarely infection with these agents can cause myocarditis and subsequent dilated cardiomyopathies. Purpose: The pathophysiology of these rare diseases is poorly understood, and the goal of this book Price: $

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations. Contents: A short history and introductory background on the coxsackieviruses of group B / R.L. Crowell --Coxsackievirus B epidemiology and public health concerns / M.A. Pallansch --Coxsackie B viruses and human heart disease / C. Baboonian --Group B coxsackie diseases in children / J.F. Modlin. Coxsackie B viruses have been increasingly recognized as a cause of myocardial disease in adults and children, with up to 39% of people infected with coxsackievirus B5 developing cardiac abnormalities. The incubation period for most enteroviruses is between 1 and 2 weeks, but may be 2 to 35 days. Two groups of coxsackieviruses (A and B) were differentiated on the basis of the type of paralysis induced in suckling mice by these viruses. Group B coxsackieviruses, because of their primacy as etiologic agents of human acute viral myocarditis and its relatively common sequela, dilated cardiomyopathy, are the focus of this volume. of the. Coxsackie B4 virus and type 1 diabetes. One theory proposes that type 1 diabetes is a virus-triggered autoimmune response in which the immune system attacks virus-infected cells along with the beta cells in the pancreas, but to date there is no stringent evidence to support this hypothesis in humans.. A systematic review analyzing a possible association between coxsackievirus B infection Family: Picornaviridae.

  Coxsackie viruses are a group of RNA viruses with over 20 serotypes; depending on specific viral characteristics, these serotypes are further divided into groups A and ion is associated with a wide range of symptoms, which are dependent on the exact serotype. Hand, foot, and mouth disease and herpangina are commonly caused by group A coxsackie viruses, while . Type B coxsackieviruses (CVB) are important human pathogens that cause both acute and chronic diseases. Infants, young children and immunocompromised individuals are particularly susceptible [1–3], and severe morbidity and mortality can are the most common cause of infectious myocarditis, a serious disease that can lead to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and cardiac failure [4–6 Cited by:   Most coxsackievirus infections are mild and may not even cause symptoms. The virus is one cause of the common cold or a generalized mildly erythematous (red) rash, especially seen in the summer may also cause diarrhea or a sore throat that is similar to strep throat.. There are some more severe syndromes caused by the virus, but these are less common. Viruses such as EBV, CMV, H1N1, HHV6, Coxsackie A and B viruses and others can now be overcome. The method involves boosting your immune system in a number of different ways. When the immune system is strong enough, the virus will go. I have now demonstrated this for the above viruses.