Unmanageable norovirus outbreak in a single resort located in the Dominican Republic.

@article{DomnechSnchez2011UnmanageableNO,
  title={Unmanageable norovirus outbreak in a single resort located in the Dominican Republic.},
  author={Antonio Dom{\'e}nech-S{\'a}nchez and Carlos Juan and Jos{\'e} Luis F{\'i}rvida P{\'e}rez and Clara Isabel Berrocal},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={952-4}
}
Noroviruses constitute an important cause of acute gastroenteritis, mainly in semi-closed populations such as hospitals, hotels and cruise ships. This study records the most important norovirus outbreak in the Dominican Republic in a single resort, with more than 800 people being affected in a 15-day period. Analysis of clinical and environmental samples… CONTINUE READING