Posts Tagged ‘astrovirus’

Norovirus Steals the Crown from Rotavirus

Posted by • March 20th, 2013

A decade ago, if a young child with profuse diarrhea and vomiting was brought into the pediatrician’s office, the doctor would think immediately: rotavirus. No longer, says Daniel Payne, author of a new study in NEJM this week. According to their results, norovirus has displaced rotavirus as the predominant cause of acute infectious gastroenteritis in children…. Read More…