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Rotavirus epidemiological surveys with molecular analysis of strains are required for gastroenteritis control and prevention. Twenty-nine human rotavirus strains detected in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,(More)
BACKGROUND The role of noroviruses (NoV) as a cause of gastroenteritis outbreaks is well documented; however, the importance of NoV infections in hospitalized children is not well established. The(More)
Group A rotaviruses are the main cause of acute gastroenteritis in children throughout the world. The two outer capsid proteins, VP4 and VP7, define the P and G genotypes, respectively. Rotaviruses(More)
Human astrovirus (HAstV) is an important pathogen that causes acute gastroenteritis mainly in children up to 5 years old worldwide. A total of 318 fecal samples were collected from January to(More)
Visceral larva migrans (VLM) is a clinical syndrome caused by infection of man by Toxocara spp, the common roundworm of dogs and cats. Tissue migration of larval stages causes illness specially in(More)