Published in Blood Weekly, December 23rd, 2004
"We actively monitored three hospital systems in England for outbreaks of gastroenteritis in 2002 to 2003. A total of 2,154 patients (2.21 cases/1,000 hospital-days) and 1,360 health-care staff (0.47 cases/1,000 hospital-days) were affected in 227 unit outbreaks (1.33 outbreaks/unit-year)."
"Norovirus, detected in 63% of outbreaks, was the predominant...
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