Definition: The type species in the genus NOROVIRUS, first isolated in 1968 from the stools of school children in Norwalk, Ohio, who were suffering from GASTROENTERITIS. The virions are non-enveloped spherical particles containing a single protein. Multiple strains are named after the places where outbreaks have occurred.
infection: coord IM with CALICIVIRIDAE INFECTIONS (IM) + probably GASTROENTERITIS (IM)
Other names Norwalk Agent
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