Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica ›› 2008, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (5): 614-617.doi: 10.3881/j.issn.1000-503X.2008.05.023

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Epidemic and Control Strategy on Nosocomial Outbreak of Norovirus Gastroenteritis

XU Qian   

  1. Department of Infectious Disease,China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing 100029,China
  • Received:2008-04-11 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2008-10-30 Published:2008-10-30
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Abstract: ABSTRACT:Noroviruses are the leading cause of acute viral gastroenteritis in human beings and frequently cause the outbreaks of nosocomial infections. Based on the pathogenic characteristics of noroviruses, this article describes the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of norovirus gastroenteritis outbreak in hospital and explores the measures to prevent and control the nosocomial outbreak.

Key words: norovirus castroenteritis, nosocomial infection, epidemic and control