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Enteroviruses, such as Coxsackie viruses and echoviruses, live in
the intestines of humans and other animals. While enteroviruses usually do not
cause illness, they may under certain circumstances.
Infected people pass the viruses to each other through contaminated
food, water, or objects.
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
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