endemic nonbacterial infantile gastroenteritis


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

en·dem·ic non·bac·te·ri·al in·fan·tile gas·tro·en·ter·i·tis

an endemic viral gastroenteritis of young children (6 months-12 years) that is especially widespread during winter, caused by strains of rotavirus (family Reoviridae); the incubation period is 2-4 days, with symptoms lasting 3-5 days, including abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, and vomiting.

en·dem·ic non·bac·te·ri·al in·fan·tile gas·tro·en·ter·i·tis

An endemic viral gastric disorder of young children (6 months-12 years) that is especially widespread during winter, caused by strains of rotavirus (family Reoviridae); the incubation period is 2-4 days, with symptoms lasting 3-5 days, including abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, and vomiting.