Advances in laboratory methods for detection and typing of norovirus.

  title={Advances in laboratory methods for detection and typing of norovirus.},
  author={J. Vinje},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={53 2},
Human noroviruses are the leading cause of epidemic and sporadic gastroenteritis across all age groups. Although the disease is usually self-limiting, in the United States norovirus gastroenteritis causes an estimated 56,000 to 71,000 hospitalizations and 570 to 800 deaths each year. This minireview describes the latest data on laboratory methods (molecular, immunological) for norovirus detection, including real-time reverse transcription-quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR) and commercially available… CONTINUE READING
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