CDC: Norovirus is top cause of acute gastroenteritis in young children

03/20/2013 | Family Practice News · DoctorsLounge.com

An estimated 1 million medical visits by U.S. children younger than age 5 every year are attributed to norovirus infection, exceeding for the first time visits linked to rotovirus, CDC researchers said. They reported that the annual cost of norovirus-related acute gastroenteritis was $273 million. The findings appear in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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