Edwin J. Asturias

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OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has poliomyelitis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Poliomyelitis is an acute highly contagious infection caused by polioviruses, a positive stranded RNA virus from the genus Enterovirus. Polioviruses are able to remain in the soil and water for weeks, and they…

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