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Norwalk virus: How infectious is it?
Noroviruses are major agents of viral gastroenteritis worldwide. The infectivity of Norwalk virus, the prototype norovirus, has been studied in susceptible human volunteers. A new variant of the hitExpand
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Sex-determining region Y box 4 is a transforming oncogene in human prostate cancer cells.
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed noncutaneous neoplasm and second most common cause of cancer-related mortality in western men. To investigate the mechanisms of prostate cancerExpand
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Effectiveness of Liquid Soap and Hand Sanitizer against Norwalk Virus on Contaminated Hands
ABSTRACT Disinfection is an essential measure for interrupting human norovirus (HuNoV) transmission, but it is difficult to evaluate the efficacy of disinfectants due to the absence of a practicableExpand
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Viral gene sequences reveal the variable history of hepatitis C virus infection among countries.
BACKGROUND The analysis of molecular phylogenies estimated from the gene sequences of sampled viruses can provide important insights into epidemiological processes. METHODS The demographic andExpand
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Persistence of Human Noroviruses on Food Preparation Surfaces and Human Hands
The human noroviruses (NoV) are the major cause of acute non-bacterial gastroenteritis and are commonly transmitted by foodborne routes. Epidemiological evidence from propagated outbreaks, as well asExpand
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Loss of HOXC6 expression induces apoptosis in prostate cancer cells
We have performed whole genome expression profiling of 28 patient prostate tumor samples and 12 normal prostate samples and identified 55 upregulated and 60 downregulated genes significantly changedExpand
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Symptomatic and asymptomatic infections of rotavirus, norovirus, and adenovirus among hospitalized children in Xi'an, China
Rotavirus (RV), norovirus (NoV), and adenovirus (AdV) have been reported as the common viral pathogens of acute gastroenteritis in children. To determine the prevalence of RV, NoV, and AdV infectionsExpand
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Quantification of Norwalk virus inocula: Comparison of endpoint titration and real‐time reverse transcription‐PCR methods
Human noroviruses (NoV) are the leading cause of epidemic acute gastroenteritis. In order to fully characterize features such as persistence and infectious dose, precise quantification of virusExpand
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Hollow-fiber ultrafiltration for simultaneous recovery of viruses, bacteria and parasites from reclaimed water.
Hollow-fiber ultrafiltration (UF) is a technique that has been reported to be effective for recovering a diverse array of microbes from water, and may also be potentially useful for microbialExpand
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Persistence of Norwalk virus, male-specific coliphage, and Escherichia coli on stainless steel coupons and in phosphate-buffered saline.
Human noroviruses (NoVs) are a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis and are frequently transmitted by contaminated food, water, hands, and environmental surfaces. Little is known about theirExpand
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