Norwalk-like virus


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Norwalk-like virus

Virology Any of a group of viruses with biologic, clinical, and immunologic findings similar to those of the Norwalk agent(s). see Gastroenteritis, Hawaii agent, Norwalk agent(s. ), Otofuke virus, Snow Mountain virus.
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The primary symptoms of Norwalk virus or a Norwalk-like virus infection include diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal cramping.
Lab findings confirmed cases of Norwalk-like virus, which is similar to the virus that recently ran amok on several cruise ships.
Earlier this month, 38 British marines at a field hospital in Afghanistan fell ill and health officials identified that 25 of them had a Norwalk-like virus.
Norwalk-like virus outbreaks at two summer camps-Wisconsin, June 2001.
Norwalk-like virus can be spread rapidly from person to person (Sharp et al.
McCarthy M, Estes MK, Hyams KC, Norwalk-like virus infection in military forces: epidemic potential, sporadic disease, and the future direction of prevention and control efforts.
The authors identified Norwalk-like virus in hikers' stool and sera but not in the water sample taken from the store.
Epidemiology of Norwalk-like virus infections in cattle in The Netherlands.
Rational optimization of generic primers used for Norwalk-like virus detection by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction.
Further investigation revealed that the outbreak of gastrointestinal illness was caused by a Norwalk-like virus (NLV), a member of the calicivirus family.