Description: Routine protocols to detect norovirus in clams and oysters by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction are being employed by governmental laboratories such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the USA.
Description: You may hear norovirus illness be called “food poisoning”, “stomach flu”, or “stomach bug.” Noroviruses are the leading cause of foodborne illness. But, other germs and chemicals can also cause foodborne illness. Norovirus illness is not related to the flu, which is caused by influenza virus.
Description: Norovirus definition is - any of a genus (Norovirus) of small, round, single-stranded RNA viruses that includes a single species (species Norwalk virus) with various strains causing gastroenteritis in people and animals (such as cows, pigs, and dogs).
Description: Medical Definition of Norovirus Norovirus: A group of viruses that are a common cause of food poisoning and acute gastroenteritis ("stomach flu ") that can strike quickly with force and make a person feel very sick but which typically resolves within 2-3 days.
Description: Norovirus: Facts for Food Workers Norovirus spreads easily and can make you very sick with diarrhea, throwing up, and stomach pain. All food workers should know how to prevent the spread of norovirus. Foods contaminated with norovirus can make people sick Norovirus is the leading cause of illness from contaminated food in the United States.
Description: The highly contagious norovirus can tear through cruise ships, classrooms, and other crowded spaces, leaving vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach cramps in its wake.. It spreads easily through food and ...
Description: Norovirus illness spreads easily and is often called stomach flu or viral gastroenteritis, People who are infected can spread it directly to other people, or can contaminate food …
Description: A Massachusetts college closes down after over 100 students fall ill with norovirus infections ... It's possible that there are more cases now than in the past because of the way food is prepared ...
Description: norovirus in several ways, including: • Having contact with an ill person, such as caring for or sharing foods or eating utensils with a sick person, or by changing diapers of a sick child. • Eating food or drinking liquid that contains norovirus, such as food touched by an ill person, or undercooked shellfish from contaminated waters.
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