Norwalk-like viral gastroenteritis outbreak in U.S. Army trainees

Mark K. Arness, Brian H. Feighner, Michelle L. Canham, David N. Taylor, Stephan S. Monroe, Theodore J Cieslak, Edward L. Hoedebecke, Christina S. Polyak, Judy C. Cuthie, Rebecca L. Fankhauser, Charles D. Humphrey, Tamra L. Barker, Chris D. Jenkins, Donald R. Skillman

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Abstract

An outbreak of acute gastroenteritis hospitalized 99 (12%) of 835 U.S. Army trainees at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, from August 27 to September 1, 1998. Reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction tests for Norwalk-like virus were positive for genogroup 2. Gastroenteritis was associated with one post dining facility and with soft drinks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)204-207
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

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Gastroenteritis
Disease Outbreaks
Norovirus
Carbonated Beverages
Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction
Genotype

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  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Arness, M. K., Feighner, B. H., Canham, M. L., Taylor, D. N., Monroe, S. S., Cieslak, T. J., ... Skillman, D. R. (2000). Norwalk-like viral gastroenteritis outbreak in U.S. Army trainees. Emerging infectious diseases, 6(2), 204-207. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid0602.009918

Norwalk-like viral gastroenteritis outbreak in U.S. Army trainees. / Arness, Mark K.; Feighner, Brian H.; Canham, Michelle L.; Taylor, David N.; Monroe, Stephan S.; Cieslak, Theodore J; Hoedebecke, Edward L.; Polyak, Christina S.; Cuthie, Judy C.; Fankhauser, Rebecca L.; Humphrey, Charles D.; Barker, Tamra L.; Jenkins, Chris D.; Skillman, Donald R.

In: Emerging infectious diseases, Vol. 6, No. 2, 01.01.2000, p. 204-207.

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Arness, MK, Feighner, BH, Canham, ML, Taylor, DN, Monroe, SS, Cieslak, TJ, Hoedebecke, EL, Polyak, CS, Cuthie, JC, Fankhauser, RL, Humphrey, CD, Barker, TL, Jenkins, CD & Skillman, DR 2000, 'Norwalk-like viral gastroenteritis outbreak in U.S. Army trainees', Emerging infectious diseases, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 204-207. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid0602.009918
Arness, Mark K. ; Feighner, Brian H. ; Canham, Michelle L. ; Taylor, David N. ; Monroe, Stephan S. ; Cieslak, Theodore J ; Hoedebecke, Edward L. ; Polyak, Christina S. ; Cuthie, Judy C. ; Fankhauser, Rebecca L. ; Humphrey, Charles D. ; Barker, Tamra L. ; Jenkins, Chris D. ; Skillman, Donald R. / Norwalk-like viral gastroenteritis outbreak in U.S. Army trainees. In: Emerging infectious diseases. 2000 ; Vol. 6, No. 2. pp. 204-207.
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