Description: Norovirus is the name given to a virus now known to be one of the main causes of gastroenteritis food poisoning. In reality, the term is applied to a number of similarly constructed viruses which also cause stomach and intestinal inflammation that in turn induces nausea vomiting and diarrhea.
Description: Norovirus, sometimes referred to as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common cause of gastroenteritis. Infection is characterized by diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. Blood is not usually present. Fever or headaches may also occur. This usually develops 12 to 48 hours after being exposed. Recovery typically occurs within 1 to 3 days. Complications may include dehydration.
Description: : 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) People spread the virus by eating food or drinking liquids ...
Description: What are noroviruses? The noroviruses, also sometimes referred to as Norwalk-like viruses, are a group of viruses that cause vomiting and diarrhea.
Description: General Information about Norovirus. Noroviruses are a group of viruses that cause gastroenteritis [gas-trō-en-ter-ī-tis] in people. Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines, causing an acute onset of severe vomiting and diarrhea.
Description: Quick Stats: U.S. Outbreaks of Diarrhea and Vomiting, 2009-2013. This fact sheet gives 3 important norovirus facts that we learned from U.S. outbreaks of diarrhea and vomiting reported during 2009 to …
Description: Norovirus is not related to flu. Flu is an infection of the respiratory system that causes fever, chills, aches, and pains.In fact, there’s no such thing as stomach flu, and it’s a term that ...
Description: About Norovirus What is norovirus? Norovirus is a virus that is a common cause of infectious gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting). Norovirus is sometime known as ‘winter vomiting disease’ as it is most common during the winter months but infections can occur at any time of year.
Description: Norovirus is a very common viral infection which causes vomiting and diarrhoea, but it’s usually a mild illness. It is more common in the winter but can be caught at any time of the year. In the vast majority of cases, you can self-care at home and will get better in a few days —without coming ...
Description: A nasty little stomach bug called Norovirus has been going around our community for the last few weeks. While we (the medical field in general), don’t usually do specific testing (it’s expensive and time consuming for something we don’t have a cure for), the kids that have gotten testing for one reason or another have all come back positive for Norovirus.
Description: The 194 staff members and volunteers sickened by the norovirus at the Winter Olympics in South Korea now know what caused their violent infection. Bacteria in contaminated water used in food preparation is said to be the blame for horrible vomiting spells many have experienced.
Description: CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia Department of Health is investigating a large case of the norovirus infection at a Bon Air independent and assisted living facility. Executive Director ...
Description: A rather high fever, which can reach temperatures of over 38-degress Celsius and 100.4-degrees Fahrenheit, will often accompany Norovirus. You will experience waves of night sweats followed by …
Description: Norovirus is an unpleasant vomiting bug that usually lasts about 2 days. There’s not much that can be done to treat it but there are ways to reduce the risk of passing it on to those around you.
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Description: Viral gastroenteritis is a common cause of diarrhoea and vomiting. Other symptoms may include nausea, stomach cramps, fever, headache and muscle aches. It takes about 24– 48 hours for symptoms to develop and the illness may last a day or two. The illness causes embarrassment, and disruption to ...
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Description: Case History Winson was a 30 months old child First presented in August 2006 (23 months old) as general edema for 1 week. – There was no precipitating fever, no URI symptoms – There was no gross hematuria, no dysuria or frequency
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