Guideline for the Prevention and Control of Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Healthcare Settings

@article{Maccannell2011GuidelineFT,
  title={Guideline for the Prevention and Control of Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Healthcare Settings},
  author={Taranisia Maccannell and Craig A. Umscheid and Rajender Agarwal and Ingi Lee and Gretchen M Kuntz and Kurt Stevenson},
  journal={Infection Control \&\#x0026; Hospital Epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={939 - 969}
}
Affiliations: 1. Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; 2. Center for Evidence-Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 3. Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Received July 7, 2011; accepted July 15, 2011; electronically published September 1, 2011. This article is in the public domain, and no copyright is claimed. 0899-823X/2011/3210-0001. DOI… Expand
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