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Tropical and travel-associated norovirus: current concepts

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dc.contributor.author Ballard, Sarah-Blythe
dc.contributor.author Saito, Mayuko
dc.contributor.author Mirelman, Andrew J.
dc.contributor.author Bern, Caryn
dc.contributor.author Gilman, Robert H.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-06T14:52:18Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-06T14:52:18Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/5298
dc.description.abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: We highlight recent advances relevant to understanding norovirus infections in the tropics, both in populations living in developing settings and travelers to these regions. RECENT FINDINGS: Because of the decrease in diarrheal disease associated with the global rollout of vaccines against rotavirus, norovirus is emerging as the predominant cause of diarrhea morbidity among children in the tropics, and evidence suggests that it contributes to adult disease in endemic populations and travelers. In addition to identifying potential target populations for preventive measures, we provide an update on norovirus vaccine development and concepts related to their implementation in low-income and middle-income countries. SUMMARY: These current concepts related to norovirus-attributable disease burden, clinical significance, and economic impact can potentially be applied to tailoring efforts to prevent and mitigate the effects of this important enteropathogen. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1473-6527
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Humans en_US
dc.subject Diarrhea en_US
dc.subject Travel en_US
dc.subject Caliciviridae Infections en_US
dc.subject Gastroenteritis en_US
dc.subject Norovirus en_US
dc.subject Viral Vaccines en_US
dc.title Tropical and travel-associated norovirus: current concepts en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000197
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE


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