rhinovirus

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

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Indeed, rhinoviruses often recombine; the parent strains of RV-C45-cpz1-2013 and the genomic location of the recombination event are similar to those described previously (3).
The impact of viral genotype on pathogenesis and disease severity: Respiratory syncytial virus and human rhinoviruses. Curr Opin Immunol 2013;25:761-8.
Overall, HRV infections were common and frequently asymptomatic in this group of patients, including the majority of rhinoviruses infections due to HRV-C strains.
There are a possible 200 different kinds of viruses that cause the common cold and 100 different types of rhinoviruses.
Since rhinoviruses, however, can be transmitted via aerosols (airborne droplets), avoiding close contact with those suffering from a cold is also important to stopping the spread of these viruses.
Rhinoviruses are responsible for about half of all colds.
Colds are caused by rhinoviruses - 'rhino' actually means nose.
Human rhinoviruses (HRV), members of the Picornaviridae family, are responsible for the common cold, and, in the United States, are estimated to account for approximately 1 billion upper respiratory infections per year, and $40 billion in direct and indirect costs due to lost work and productivity (Fendrick et al., 2003; Heikkinen and Jarvinen, 2003).
"Because rhinoviruses can survive up to three hours outside the nasal passages on inanimate objects and skin, cleaning environmental surfaces with a virus-killing disinfectant might help prevent spread of infection."
Rhinoviruses and enteroviruses are the most common cause of respiratory infections in developed countries, but remarkably few data are available on the role of these picornaviruses in respiratory tract infections in the developing world.
A Most common colds are caused by any number of rhinoviruses that are invisible droplets in the air that we breathe or are on items we touch.
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.