A 27-nm virus isolated during an outbreak of acute infectious nonbacterial gastroenteritis in a convalescent hospital: a possible new serotype.

Abstract

An outbreak of acute infectious nonbacterial gastroenteritis began among elderly patients in a convalescent hospital in Marin County in northern California in March 1978 and persisted through May 1978. The overall clinical attack rate was 51% of 187 residents and 12% of 180 employees. A 27-nm viruslike particle was observed by immune electron microscopy in… (More)

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