Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 25th, 2003
"Group C rotavirus causes sporadic cases and outbreaks of acute diarrhea in children and adults in many countries, but has never been detected among children in Spain," explained researchers in Atlanta.
"In a recently conducted surveillance study to screen fecal specimens for bacteria and viruses from a cohort of 822 young children who were treated for acute diarrhea in Madrid, no pathogens were detected in fecal specimens from 238 (29%) children," according to A. Sanchez-Fauquier and coauthors at the National Center for Infectious Diseases.
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