Melissa Wang, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Melissa Wang

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Noroviruses

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Pathogen name and classification Classification (see Figure 1) Family: Caliciviridae Genus: Norovirus Five genogroups: Classification is based on amino acid identity in the major structural protein. Genogroups I, II and IV affect humans. Genogroups are further divided into genotypes. The majority of norovirus cases and outbreaks can be…

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