Epidemiology and clinical peculiarities of norovirus and rotavirus infection in hospitalized young children with acute diarrhea in Taiwan, 2009.

@article{Yang2010EpidemiologyAC,
  title={Epidemiology and clinical peculiarities of norovirus and rotavirus infection in hospitalized young children with acute diarrhea in Taiwan, 2009.},
  author={Shu-Yan Yang and K P Hwang and Fang-Tzy Wu and H L Wu and Chao A. Hsiung and Wan-Chi Chang and J. T. Lin and S F Yang and Sun-Lin Huang and Yhu-Chering Huang},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  year={2010},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={506-14}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Acute diarrhea is one of the most common morbidities in pediatrics worldwide. We conducted a study to investigate the incidence of norovirus in young children hospitalized with acute diarrhea in Taiwan and its clinical peculiarity compared with rotavirus gastroenteritis. METHODS Between January and December, 2009, patients younger than 5 years and admitted to hospital with acute diarrhea were randomly selected; and their stool samples were collected and tested for presence… CONTINUE READING
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