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Foodborne Illness Acquired in the United States—Major Pathogens
Each year, 31 pathogens caused 9.4 million episodes of foodborne illness, resulting in 55,961 hospitalizations and 1,351 deaths.
Systematic Literature Review of Role of Noroviruses in Sporadic Gastroenteritis
TLDR
Noroviruses accounted for 12% of severe gastroenteritis cases among children <5 years of age and 10% among children under the age of five, according to World Health Organization data.
Norovirus and Foodborne Disease, United States, 1991–2000
Analysis of foodborne outbreaks shows how advances in viral diagnostics are clarifying the causes of foodborne outbreaks and determining the high impact of norovirus infections.
Estimates of global, regional, and national morbidity, mortality, and aetiologies of diarrhoeal diseases: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
  • Christopher Mohammad Puja C Ibrahim Alexandria Robert C Nancy Troeger Forouzanfar Rao Khalil Brown Reiner Fullma, C. Troeger, A. Mokdad
  • Medicine
    The Lancet. Infectious diseases
  • 1 June 2017
Molecular and epidemiologic trends of caliciviruses associated with outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis in the United States, 2000-2004.
TLDR
Fecal specimens from 270 outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by local or state health departments for calicivirus testing and nucleotide-sequence analysis indicated a great diversity of NoV strains.
Burden and epidemiology of rotavirus diarrhea in selected African countries: preliminary results from the African Rotavirus Surveillance Network.
TLDR
Preliminary results indicate that rotavirus is a major cause of severe diarrheal disease in African children.
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