Frequency of preclumped virus in routine fecal specimens from patients with acute nonbacterial gastroenteritis.

@article{Narang1981FrequencyOP,
  title={Frequency of preclumped virus in routine fecal specimens from patients with acute nonbacterial gastroenteritis.},
  author={Harash K. Narang and Amanda Codd},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1981},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={982-8}
}
A low-speed centrifugation technique for the preparation of grids after minimal purification of fecal extracts is described for examination of viruses by direct electron microscopy using negative staining. Results showed that adenovirus, astrovirus, rotavirus, and "small round" viruses were frequently shed into the gastrointestinal tract in clumps of… CONTINUE READING