In winter 2015–16, norovirus GII.17 Kawasaki 2014 emerged as a cause of sporadic gastroenteritis in children in Italy. Median patient age was higher for those with GII.17 than GII.4 infection (55 vs. 24 months), suggesting limited cross-protection for older children.

Norovirus GII.17 as major epidemic strain in Italy, winter 2015–16 / Maurizio Giammanco, Giovanni; De Grazia, Simona; Bonura, Floriana; Cappa, Vincenzo; Li Muli, Sara; Pepe, Arcangelo; Medici, Maria Cristina; Tummolo, Fabio; Calderaro, Adriana; Di Bernardo, Francesca; Dones, Piera; Morea, Anna; Loconsole, Daniela; Catella, Cristiana; Terio, Valentina; Bànyai, Krisztiàn; Chironna, Maria; Martella, Vito. - In: EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES. - ISSN 1080-6040. - 23:7(2017), pp. 1206-1208. [10.3201/eid2307.161255]

Norovirus GII.17 as major epidemic strain in Italy, winter 2015–16

Maria Cristina Medici;Fabio Tummolo;Adriana Calderaro;Vito Martella
2017

Abstract

In winter 2015–16, norovirus GII.17 Kawasaki 2014 emerged as a cause of sporadic gastroenteritis in children in Italy. Median patient age was higher for those with GII.17 than GII.4 infection (55 vs. 24 months), suggesting limited cross-protection for older children.
Norovirus GII.17 as major epidemic strain in Italy, winter 2015–16 / Maurizio Giammanco, Giovanni; De Grazia, Simona; Bonura, Floriana; Cappa, Vincenzo; Li Muli, Sara; Pepe, Arcangelo; Medici, Maria Cristina; Tummolo, Fabio; Calderaro, Adriana; Di Bernardo, Francesca; Dones, Piera; Morea, Anna; Loconsole, Daniela; Catella, Cristiana; Terio, Valentina; Bànyai, Krisztiàn; Chironna, Maria; Martella, Vito. - In: EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES. - ISSN 1080-6040. - 23:7(2017), pp. 1206-1208. [10.3201/eid2307.161255]
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