Rotavirus gastroenteritis

  title={Rotavirus gastroenteritis},
  author={A. Leung and J. Kellner and H. Davies},
  journal={Advances in Therapy},
  • A. Leung, J. Kellner, H. Davies
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Advances in Therapy
  • Rotavirus is the single most important cause of severe, dehydrating gastroenteritis in infants and young children worldwide. Rotavirus gastroenteritis is associated with high morbidity in developed countries and significant mortality in developing countries. Virtually all children are infected with rotavirus by 3 years of age. Fecal-oral transmission is the most likely route of virus spread. Group A serotype strains G1 through G4 account for more than 90% of rotavirus gastroenteritis in humans… CONTINUE READING