Astrovirus Infections

Clinical Manifestations of Astrovirus Infections Astrovirus Infections is a major cause of acute diarrhea among children. Human astrovirus (HAstV), along with rotavirus and calicivirus, is recognized as a common cause of infantile acute gastroenteritis.¬†Illness is characterized by diarrhea of short duration accompanied by vomiting, fever and, occasionally, abdominal pain and mild dehydration. Duration of Astrovirus… Read More Astrovirus Infections

Noroviruses Infection – Can spoil your holidays

Noroviruses are a group of viruses that cause inflammation of the stomach and large intestine lining (gastroenteritis). Norovirus is a small virus that is highly contagious. ¬†People acquire the virus by ingesting material contaminated with small amounts of infected feces or fluids. Food and water may be contaminated during processing or handling. Norovirusesare sometimes called… Read More Noroviruses Infection – Can spoil your holidays