[Rotavirus infections in children (author's transl)].


In 43 out of 90 children suffering from acute gastroenteritis Rotaviruses could be identified in stool-specimens by electronmicroscopy. Symptoms were watery diarrhoea (100%), vomiting (88%), fever (77%), dehydration (47%) and upper respiratory tract infection (21%). In 3 out of 9 patients liver involvement could be documented. In 29 children i.v.-fluid… (More)