Enterovirus (non-polio)

Sites

  • Brain→ meningitis & encephalitis
  • Oral mucosa and skin→ hand/foot/mouth dz
  • Heart→ myocarditis and pericarditis
  • Conjunctiva→ conjunctivitits
  • Upper resp tract

Etiology

  • Close contact
  • Passed fecal-oral
  • Ingesting infected water

Symptoms

  • Most have mild illness
  • W/more severe dz→ fever, ha, cough, runny nose, muscle aches, confusion

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