publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Global prevalence of norovirus in cases of gastroenteritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Benjamin A. Lopman; Benjamin A. Lopman; Umesh D. Parashar; Anne E Robinson; Linda Verhoef; Prasanna S. Premkumar; Sharia M. Ahmed; Marion Koopmans; Aron J. Hall;
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  • Published: 26 Jun 2014 Journal: The Lancet Infectious Diseases, volume 14, pages 725-730 (issn: 1473-3099, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Summary Background Despite substantial decreases in recent decades, acute gastroenteritis causes the second greatest burden of all infectious diseases worldwide. Noroviruses are a leading cause of sporadic cases and outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis across all age groups. We aimed to assess the role of norovirus as a cause of endemic acute gastroenteritis worldwide. Methods We searched Embase, Medline, and Global Health databases from Jan 1, 2008, to March 8, 2014, for studies that used PCR diagnostics to assess the prevalence of norovirus in individuals with acute gastroenteritis. We included studies that were done continuously for 1 year or more from a specif...
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free text keywords: Infectious Diseases, Article, Epidemiology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, MEDLINE, Global health, Norovirus, medicine.disease_cause, Pediatrics, Developed country, Meta-analysis, Outbreak, Disease burden, Intensive care medicine, business.industry, business
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