Molecular epidemiology of norovirus GII.4 variants in children under 5 years with sporadic acute gastroenteritis in South Korea during 2006-2013.

@article{Cho2014MolecularEO,
  title={Molecular epidemiology of norovirus GII.4 variants in children under 5 years with sporadic acute gastroenteritis in South Korea during 2006-2013.},
  author={H G Cho and Sung-Geun Lee and Ju-Eun Kim and Kyeong-Sin Yu and Deog-yong Lee and P H Park and M H Yoon and Eek-Hoon Jho and Jaehong Kim and S Y Paik},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2014},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={340-4}
}
BACKGROUND The global emergence of norovirus (NoV) GII.4 variants has raised public concerns in the world including South Korea since 1996. OBJECTIVE We analyzed seasonality and genotypic pattern for sporadic cases by norovirus GII-4 variants. STUDY DESIGN To determine the epidemic status of GII.4 variants in South Korea during 2006-2013, 7301 fecal specimens were collected from children who were younger than 5 years and had sporadic acute gastroenteritis (AGE). RESULTS During the study… CONTINUE READING

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