Detection of rotavirus in food associated with a gastroenteritis outbreak in a mother and child sanatorium.


In the course of a rotavirus outbreak in a mother and child sanatorium 74 food samples from the sanatorium kitchen were taken and tested for rotavirus. Rotavirus particles were isolated from 25 g food samples by a simple method including ultrafiltration, originally designed for the detection of norovirus in various food matrices. Rotavirus was successfully… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2009.08.010


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