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Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that often affects nerves. It can produce either a partial or complete inability to move (paralysis). The virus that causes the disease can be spread through person-to-person contact as well as through contact with infected bodily substances. The polio vaccine is a ...Read more
Nervous system attac: When a person who has not been immunized, polio virus will attck the nervous system. the virus may attack the motor nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord, killing the infected cells. the virus can also attackbrain cells causing encephalitis. The full name is polio encephalopmyelitis meaning involvement of brain, brainstem and spinal cord. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any way to check the possibility of polio virus in human body excluding test like cerebrospinal fluid means which can be implemented in app??
Throat Swab or Stool: Stool testing is preferred but a nasopharyngeal swab may detect the virus as well. According the CDC website, it is hard to detect the virus in the blood or CSF. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2014/chapter-3-infectious-diseases-related-to-travel/poliomyelitis ...Read more
Karl Landsteiner &: Erwin Popper discovered the polio virus in 1908. The U.S. used Dr. Salk's 1953 killed polio vaccine from '55-'62. From '63-'99, the U.S. used Dr. Sabin's 1962 live oral vaccine. It's still used where polio is endemic. The U.S. has used the Salk vaccine since 2000. Withered limbs from polio have been documented since early man: note the Egyptian priest's withered left leg. Be wise, immunize! ...Read more
Infantile paralysis is also known as Poliomyelitis. Infantile paralysis, also called polio, is an infection with the poliovirus causing muscle weakness and paralysis. Polio is rare now with vaccination, and paralysis is also an uncommon symptom, affecting only a ...Read more
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