Serial Foodborne Norovirus Outbreaks Associated with Multiple Genotypes

@inproceedings{Huang2013SerialFN,
  title={Serial Foodborne Norovirus Outbreaks Associated with Multiple Genotypes},
  author={Jianwei Huang and Xuerong Xu and Qinyun Weng and Huarong Hong and Zhinan Guo and Shuizhen He and Jianjun Niu},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Noroviruses (NoV) have been recognized as an important pathogen associated with acute gastroenteritis worldwide during the past three decades. In the spring of 2012, a series of foodborne outbreaks in tourist groups were reported to Xiamen Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Xiamen, Fujian province, China. Among a total of 268 tourists in 7 groups, the prevalence rate of acute gastroenteritis was 16.0% (43/268). Twenty-three feces or anal swabs were collected for laboratory tests of… CONTINUE READING

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