Norovirus gastroenteritis

  title={Norovirus gastroenteritis},
  author={Richard W. Goodgame},
  journal={Current Gastroenterology Reports},
  • R. Goodgame
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Current Gastroenterology Reports
Recent epidemiologic studies have shown that norovirus is one of the most frequent causes of acute nonbacterial gastroenteritis. Reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction and nucleotide sequencing are the means by which the hundreds of norovirus strains have been identified, named, and classified into genogroups and genetic clusters. They are also the means by which a particular strain is traced from the source of an outbreak throughout its spread. These molecular techniques have been… 

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