Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 24 - Diseases of the Nervous System - Self Quiz - Page 800: 20



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Poliomyelitis: Poliomyelitis has afflicted humans for thousands of years. Its transmission is by the fecal-oral route and pharyngeal secretions. Most poliovirus infections are unapparent or mild and nonparalytic. Polio can be caused by three strains of picornaviruses. Sabin vaccine contains live, attenuated polioviruses whereas Salk vaccine viruses that were inactivated by formalin at neutral pH.
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