rhinovirus

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any of a group of picornaviruses that are responsible for many upper respiratory infections

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These species included human rhinoviruses, echoviruses, and coxsackieviruses A and B; some specimens could not be typed.
The impact of viral genotype on pathogenesis and disease severity: Respiratory syncytial virus and human rhinoviruses.
Real-time reverse transcription-PCR assay for comprehensive detection of human rhinoviruses.
What damage can rhinoviruses do, if any, in the upper respiratory tract?
In a study published in 2003, his group exposed 334 healthy adults to one of two rhinoviruses via nasal drops.
The same group includes rhinoviruses, associated with the common cold, and enteroviruses, which cause stomach upsets.
They include rhinoviruses, which are associated with the common cold, and enteroviruses, which cause stomach upsets.
Rhinoviruses are the most common pathogens in the upper and lower respiratory tract of infants in their first year of life, according to findings from a study of 263 infants in an upper-class community who were followed up from birth until 1 year of age.
They will home in on a group of RNA viruses called picornoviruses, and particularly a subgroup called rhinoviruses.
The common cold, any of over 100 rhinoviruses, is an infection of the upper respiratory tract (URTI).
Coronaviruses are thought to be the second most common cause of cold symptoms after rhinoviruses.
In their unique location at the interface between the air space and the submucosal regions, the epithelial cells of the upper and lower respiratory tract serve as common targets for airborne pollutants and several viral pathogens, including the rhinoviruses (7-9).
Rhinoviruses cause about half of all common colds in North America.
But Prof Eccles said that over a year rhinoviruses only accounted for between 30pc and 50pc of colds.
He added that rhinoviruses were quoted as causing 50 per cent of colds but, in fact, over a year, they only accounted for between 30 per cent and 50 per cent.