POLIOVIRUS TYPE 1
\pˈə͡ʊlɪˌɒva͡ɪɹəs tˈa͡ɪp wˈɒn], \pˈəʊlɪˌɒvaɪɹəs tˈaɪp wˈɒn], \p_ˈəʊ_l_ɪ__ˌɒ_v_aɪ_ɹ_ə_s t_ˈaɪ_p w_ˈɒ_n]\
Definitions of POLIOVIRUS TYPE 1
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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.
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