poliovirus


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the virus causing poliomyelitis

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The Committee noted however that the international spread of wild poliovirus has continued, with two new documented exportations from Pakistan into Afghanistan which occurred in July and August 2015.
Caption: The live poliovirus that a man has been excreting differs from the strain he received in a vaccine.
Intratypic differentiation of poliovirus strains by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA): poliovirus type 1.
Poliovirus is increasingly disappearing from environmental samples, too.
But adults who are at increased risk of exposure to poliovirus and who have previously completed a routine series of polio vaccine (IPV or oral OPV) need a one lifetime booster dose of IPV.
Between 2 and 10 out of 100 people who have paralysis from poliovirus infection die because the virus affects the muscles that help them breathe.
The additional IPV dose substantially boosted levels of protective antibodies in the blood and intestinal immunity against poliovirus compared with no vaccine.
Brazil was not re-infected with WPV; the country was exposed to a poliovirus importation.
Poliovirus type 1 (strain LSc-2ab) and rotavirus SA11 (ATCC VR-899) were obtained from ATCC.
Neurologists at Stanford University said they had identified five patients who developed paralysis in one or more of their limbs between August 2012 and July All fve children had been vaccinated against the poliovirus.
A year without any cases of wild poliovirus reported in the southern region is an encouraging milestone and great credit to front-line health workers," remarked Minister of Public Health Dr.
The same requirements are valid for travelers from recently endemic countries at high risk of re-importation of poliovirus, i.
The Scientific Declaration on Polio Eradication said new cases of wild poliovirus have dropped from an estimated 325,000 cases in more than 125 countries in 1988 to fewer than 250 cases in five countries last year And India stopped wild poliovirus transmission in 2011, "proving that polio can be eliminated in the most challenging circumstances," according to the declaration.
Chad currently has outbreaks of both wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) and WPV3, with at least 70 and 3 cases respectively this year, according to the WHO.
Global polio eradication (GPE) is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as zero incidence of wild poliovirus (WPV) infection in the world (1-2).