Asymptomatic norovirus infection in Mexican children

Coralith García, Herbert L. DuPont, Kurt Z. Long, Jose I. Santos, Gwang Pyo Ko

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Sixty-three children in periurban Mexico City were examined for the occurrence of asymptomatic norovirus (NoV) infection from June to August 1998. NoV was detected in 48 of 161 stool specimens (29.8%), with 31 children (49.2%) having at least one positive stool. Asymptomatic NoV infection occurred commonly during summertime in a Mexican pediatric population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2997-3000
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2006
Externally publishedYes

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  • Microbiology (medical)


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