Norovirus genotypes involved in the outbreaks of gastroenteritis in Croatia during the winter season 2004--2005.


Seven outbreaks and four sporadic cases of the non-bacterial gastroenteritis caused by a norovirus (NoV) were detected in Croatia between November 2004 and February 2005. An enzyme immunoassay (EIA) and three different RT-PCRs for the viral polymerase (ORF1 RT-PCR) and genogroup I (GI) or II (GII) of capsid gene regions (GI-ORF2 RT-PCR; GII-ORF2 RT-PCR… (More)


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