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A new serotype of calicivirus associated with an outbreak of gastroenteritis in a residential home for the elderly

By WD Cubitt, PJ Pead and AA Saeed


An outbreak of gastroenteritis involving residents and members of staff in a nursing home for the elderly is described. The agent associated with this episode was a calicivirus which is serologically distinct from two strains causing gastroenteritis in children. We believe that this is the first report of calicivirus infection in adults

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Year: 1981
DOI identifier: 10.1136/jcp.34.8.924
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