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Practice guidelines for the management of infectious diarrhea.
The widening array of recognized enteric pathogens and the increasing demand for cost-containment sharpen the need for careful clinical and public health guidelines based on the best evidenceExpand
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Rotavirus infection in infants as protection against subsequent infections.
BACKGROUND Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in infants. To provide a base line for assessing the efficacy of rotavirus vaccines, we evaluated the protection that is conferred byExpand
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Genetic diversity among sapoviruses
Summary.Norovirus and Sapovirus are two genera of the family Caliciviridae that contain viruses that can cause acute gastroenteritis in humans. Noroviruses (NOR) are genetically highly diverse butExpand
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A millennium update on pediatric diarrheal illness in the developing world.
More than one billion diarrhea episodes occur every year among children younger than 5 years of age in socioeconomically developing countries causing 2 to 2.5 million deaths. More than twenty viral,Expand
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Noroviruses bind to human ABO, Lewis, and secretor histo-blood group antigens: identification of 4 distinct strain-specific patterns.
We characterized the binding of 8 Noroviruses (NORs) to histo-blood group antigens (HBGAs) in human saliva using recombinant NOR (rNOR) capsid proteins. Among the 8 rNORs tested, 6 formed viruslikeExpand
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The changing epidemiology of astrovirus-associated gastroenteritis: a review.
Our understanding of the epidemiology of astrovirus-associated gastroenteritis has changed markedly with each improvement in detection method. In early surveys based on electronmicroscopy (EM),Expand
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Fucosylated human milk oligosaccharides vary between individuals and over the course of lactation.
Specific human milk oligosaccharides, especially fucosylated neutral oligosaccharides, protect infants against specific microbial pathogens. To study the concentrations of individual neutralExpand
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Variability of human milk neutral oligosaccharides in a diverse population.
BACKGROUND A complex array of free oligosaccharides is a distinctive compositional feature of human milk. Although these oligosaccharides have been studied for several years, their variability andExpand
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Comparison of e-mail, fax, and postal surveys of pediatricians.
OBJECTIVES To compare 3 communication modes (postal, fax, and e-mail) in a rotavirus vaccine physician survey. METHODS We used 3 communication modes to distribute a survey to physicians listed inExpand
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Molecular epidemiology of human astrovirus diarrhea among children from a periurban community of Mexico City.
Human astroviruses (HAstVs) were detected in 23 stool samples from 365 diarrhea episodes among 214 children (<18 months old) prospectively monitored for diarrhea in Mexico City. Stool samples wereExpand
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