Detección y genotipificación de sapovirus en niños con gastroenteritis aguda

  title={Detecci{\'o}n y genotipificaci{\'o}n de sapovirus en ni{\~n}os con gastroenteritis aguda},
  author={S. J. Mauricio Garc{\'i}a and Gerardo Alves Fernandes J{\'u}nior},
Sapovirus, a member of the Caliciviridae family, is an important cause of acute gastroenteritis in children under five. Little is known about the epidemiology of this virus in Peru. This work is the first study of Sapovirus on a population of children under 5 with acute gastroenteritis that needed a medical attention. A total of 622 rectal swabs, obtained from 490 “cases” (children with diarrhea or vomits attending the Oral Rehidration Unit) and 132 “control” (from children without diarrhea or… CONTINUE READING


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