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Introduction: Calicivirus

Description of Calicivirus

Calicivirus (medical condition): Several shellfish or oyster-associated gastro-causing viruses related to...more »

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Norwalk-like viruses:
  »Introduction: Norwalk-like viruses
  »Symptoms of Norwalk-like viruses

Calicivirus: family of RNA viruses infecting a broad range of animals; most individual species are restricted to their natural hosts; they possess a characteristic six-pointed starlike shape whose surfaces have cup-shaped (chalice) indentions; transmission is by contaminated food, water, fomites, and occasionally aerosolization of secretions.
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Calicivirus: Related Topics

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Calicivirus as a Disease

Calicivirus: Another name for Norwalk-like viruses (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Norwalk-like viruses
  »Symptoms of Norwalk-like viruses

Calicivirus: Related Diseases

Calicivirus: Calicivirus is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Calicivirus (Norwalk-like viruses)

Some of the symptoms of Calicivirus incude:

Calicivirus: Article Excerpts about Norwalk-like viruses

Calicivirus, or Norwalk-like virus is an extremely common cause of foodborne ... (Source: excerpt from Foodborne Infections General: DBMD)

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Common names of the illness caused by the Norwalk and Norwalk-like viruses are viral gastroenteritis,...(Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Caliciviruses are classified in the family Caliciviridae. They contain a single strand of RNA surrounded by a protein capsid of 31-40...(Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Foodborne Infections General: DBMD (Excerpt)

Calicivirus, or Norwalk-like virus is an extremely common cause of foodborne ... (Source: excerpt from Foodborne Infections General: DBMD)

Facts About Norwalk-like Viruses: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Norwalk viruses (and related caliciviruses) are important causes of sporadic and epidemic gastrointestinal disease in... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Norwalk-like Viruses: CDC-OC)

Calicivirus: Related Disease Topics

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More specific terms for Calicivirus:

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Broader terms for Calicivirus

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The term Calicivirus can be used for:

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