Transmission of rotavirus and other enteric pathogens in the home

@article{Dennehy2000TransmissionOR,
  title={Transmission of rotavirus and other enteric pathogens in the home},
  author={P. Dennehy},
  journal={The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={19},
  pages={S103-S105}
}
  • P. Dennehy
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
  • Rotavirus is the most common gastrointestinal pathogen present in day-care settings. Control and prevention of rotavirus infection are difficult because of the lack of a licensed vaccine, the absence of any effective treatment other than palliative measures and the presence of asymptomatic children shedding virus. Rotavirus is transmitted by fecal-oral contact and possibly by contaminated surfaces and hands and respiratory spread. Other gastrointestinal pathogens are also transmitted primarily… CONTINUE READING

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