Published in Physician Law Weekly, August 23rd, 2006
Study 1: An acute gastroenteritis outbreak in Osaka City was associated with sapovirus infection.
According to a recently published study from Japan, "One hundred and twenty five fecal specimens were collected from sporadic cases of acute gastroenteritis in a pediatric clinic in Osaka City, Japan from July 2004 to June 2005 and tested for the presence of rotavirus, norovirus, sapovirus, astrovirus, and adenovirus by RT-multiplex PCR.
"Among diarrheal viruses detected, norovirus was the most prevalent (19.2%, 24 of 125), followed by group A...
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