poliomyelitis virus n.
The picornavirus that causes poliomyelitis. Serologic types 1, 2, and 3 are recognized, type 1 being responsible for most cases of paralytic poliomyelitis and most epidemics. Also called poliovirus, poliovirus hominis.
The recovery of poliomyelitis virus after parenteral introduction into cockroaches and houseflies.
Blattella germanica and/or Blattella vaga Viruses: Unspecified strains of poliomyelitis virus, p. 103.
Supella supellectilium Viruses: Unspecified strain(s) of poliomyelitis virus, p. 103.
The cockroach as a natural extrahuman source of poliomyelitis virus.
The possible role of the cockroach in the dissemination of poliomyelitis virus.