Brunhilde Virus

Human poliovirus 1

Human poliovirus 2

Human poliovirus 3

Lansing Virus

Leon Virus

Poliovirus Type 1

Poliovirus Type 2

Poliovirus Type 3


A species of ENTEROVIRUS which is the causal agent of POLIOMYELITIS in humans. Three serotypes (strains) exist. Transmission is by the fecal-oral route, pharyngeal secretions, or mechanical vector (flies). Vaccines with both inactivated and live attenuated virus have proven effective in immunizing against the infection.