Human caliciviruses detected in Mexican children admitted to hospital during 1998-2000, with severe acute gastroenteritis not due to other enteropathogens.

@article{GutirrezEscolano2010HumanCD,
  title={Human caliciviruses detected in Mexican children admitted to hospital during 1998-2000, with severe acute gastroenteritis not due to other enteropathogens.},
  author={Ana Lorena Guti{\'e}rrez-Escolano and Francisco Vel{\'a}zquez and Jaime Escobar-Herrera and Catalina L{\'o}pez Saucedo and Javier Torres and Teresa Estrada-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2010},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={632-7}
}
Few studies exist regarding the frequency of human caliciviruses as single etiologic agents in sporadic cases, or in outbreaks occurring in children hospitalized for acute gastroenteritis. In this study, a total of 1,129 children of <5 years of age and hospitalized due to acute diarrhea were enrolled from three main hospitals in Mexico City during a period of 3 years (March 1998 to December 2000). After analyzing all fecal samples for several enteropathogens, 396 stools that remained negative… CONTINUE READING
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