Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and norovirus gastroenteritis: a previously unrecognized cause of morbidity.

@article{Roddie2009AllogeneicHS,
  title={Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and norovirus gastroenteritis: a previously unrecognized cause of morbidity.},
  author={Claire Roddie and Joel Prem Vasanth Paul and Reuben Benjamin and Chris I. Gallimore and Jaqueline Xerry and James R J Gray and Karl S. Peggs and Emma Morris and Kirsty J Thomson and Katherine Nora Ward},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2009},
  volume={49 7},
  pages={1061-8}
}
BACKGROUND A retrospective study of the clinical, epidemiologic, and virologic features of norovirus gastroenteritis in 12 adult allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients. METHODS Norovirus infection was diagnosed by reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction. Strains were genotyped by nucleic acid sequence of the most highly conserved region of the norovirus gene encoding the capsid S (shell) domain. RESULTS Ten of 12 patients presented with vomiting of short… CONTINUE READING
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