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Poliovirus

"Poliovirus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A species of ENTEROVIRUS which is the causal agent of POLIOMYELITIS in humans. Three serotypes (strains) exist. Transmission is by the fecal-oral route, pharyngeal secretions, or mechanical vector (flies). Vaccines with both inactivated and live attenuated virus have proven effective in immunizing against the infection.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Poliovirus" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Poliovirus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 72 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1994 and 2001 and 2012
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