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DISTINCTIVE PROPERTIES: Polioviruses: Poliovirus types 1, 2 and 3 are recognized. Their genome contains a 7000 base positive strand of RNA. These viruses adsorb only to intestinal epithelial cells and motor neuron cells of the central nervous system. Coxsackie: These viruses are divided into two groups; A and B. There are 23 serotypes of A, 6 serotypes of B. In humans, Coxsackieviruses produce respiratory disease, herpangitis, "hand, foot and mouth" disease, febrile rashes, pleurodynia, pericarditis, myocarditis, aseptic meningitis
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Unformatted text preview: and paralytic disease. • Echoviruses: An acronym for " E nteric C ytopathogenic H uman O rphan viruses, the Echoviruses contain 31 serotypes and produce respiratory disease, febrile illness (with or without a rash), aseptic meningitis and paralytic disease. • Rhinoviruses: This group of viruses are sensitive to acid pH and their optimal growth occurs at 33°. There are over 100 serotypes of Rhinoviruses and they produce the common cold....
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