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Norovirus Gastroenteritis in a Birth Cohort in Southern India

Noroviruses are a leading cause of non-bacterial acute gastroenteritis (AGE) outbreaks in all age groups worldwide and are increasingly recognized as the second most common cause of sporadic AGE in children after rotavirus…

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Does the Type of Food Consumed Contribute to GI Symptoms at Hostels? A Review at Karunya University

Gastroenteritis is an infection of the intestines that causes diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain. The incidence of gastroenteritis has been steady for decades, but mortality due to diarrhea has declined (4). Admissions for diarrhoeal disorders account for about 1.5 to 4% of …

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Community Based Case-Control Study of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis among Young Children during 2008-2010 Reveals Vast Genetic Diversity and Increased Prevalence of G9 Strains in Kolkata

Severe gastroenteritis in children below 5 years of age is a major public health problem in humans globally [1]. Worldwide approximately 10.6 million children die before their fifth birthday of which 20% deaths are attributed to diarrhoeal diseases [2]. Although large number of bacterial, viral and parasitic pathogens have been implicated to cause diarrhoea, but…

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