Polio Eradication. Dr Marvin Hsiao Division of Medical Virology NHLS/UCT/Groote Schuur Hospital. The virus. Single strand positive sense RNA virus Non-enveloped Family Picornaviridae Genus Enterovirus 3 types, poliovirus 1-3 Grows well in cell culture. The pathogenesis.
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Dr Marvin Hsiao
Division of Medical Virology
NHLS/UCT/Groote Schuur Hospital
Adapted from Collier & Oxford Human Virology 2nd Edition
Mild Febrile Illness
Post polio syndrome
Acute Flaccid Paralysis (+/-1%)
*VAPP = Vaccine associated paralytic poliomyelitis
350 000 cases polio-1988
125 polio-endemic countries
1,263 cases in 2004 (99% reduction in cases)
1000 childhood paralysis prevented per day
6 polio-endemic countries, 5 countries re-established transmission