Outbreak of caliciviruses in the Singapore military, 2015

@inproceedings{Neo2017OutbreakOC,
  title={Outbreak of caliciviruses in the Singapore military, 2015},
  author={Freddy Jun Xian Neo and Jimmy Jin Phang Loh and Peijun Ting and Wei Xin Yeo and Christine Qiu Han Gao and Vernon Lee and Boon Huan Tan and Ching Ging Ng},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND From 31 August to 9 September 2015, a total of 150 military personnel at a military institution in Singapore were infected with acute gastroenteritis (AGE) with an attack rate of approximately 3%. This study aimed to determine the epidemiology of the outbreak, investigate its origins, and discuss measures to prevent future occurrences. METHODS After the AGE outbreak was declared on 31 August 2015, symptom surveys, hygiene inspections, and the testing of water, food, and stool… CONTINUE READING
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