Picornaviruses: Pathogenesis and Molecular Biology
- Author(s): Cathcart, AL
- Baggs, EL
- Semler, BL
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.00272-5
© 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Picornaviruses encompass a diverse family of viruses that have huge impacts on public health both as human pathogens and as threats to livestock. This article will discuss the replication cycle of these small, positive-sense RNA viruses and the diseases they cause, highlighting the host-virus interplay necessary for efficient infection.