Identification of viral agents associated with diarrhea in young children during a winter season in Beijing, China.

@article{Liu2006IdentificationOV,
  title={Identification of viral agents associated with diarrhea in young children during a winter season in Beijing, China.},
  author={Chun-yan Liu and Lena Grillner and Klas Jonsson and A. W. van de Linde and Kun-ling Shen and Annika Tiveljung Lindell and Benita Zweygberg Wirgart and Kari Johansen},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={69-72}
}
BACKGROUND Viral diarrhea remains a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although rotavirus was extensively studied in China, few comprehensive studies of all viral agents related to diarrhea in children have been conducted. OBJECTIVES Our study was performed to investigate the role of enteric viruses in acute diarrhea in our country and to evaluate methods that could be used in routine diagnostics. STUDY DESIGN One hundred stool samples were collected from children… CONTINUE READING

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