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Journal Title:

Open Forum Infectious Diseases


Volume 3, Number 4


Oxford University Press OUP | 2016-08-29, Pages ofw181-ofw181

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Abstract: Rotavirus and norovirus are important etiologies of gastroenteritis among hospitalized children. During 2012-2013, we tested 207 residual stool specimens from children with healthcareassociated vomiting and-or diarrhea for rotavirus and norovirus. Twenty 10% were rotavirus positive, and 3 3% were norovirus positive, stressing the importance of these pathogens in hospitalized children.

Subjects: Health Sciences, Pathology - Health Sciences, General - Research Funding: This study was supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant No. 2011-68003-30395 from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Keywords: gastroenteritis - healthcare-associated - norovirus - rotavirus -

Author: Jumi Yi, Bethany K. Sederdahl, Kelly Wahl, Robert R. Jerris, Colleen Kraft, Colleen S. McCracken, Scott Gillespie, Amy Kirby, And



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