Rotaviruses Sentence Examples
The disease has been linked to a variety of disease agents, including parvovirus B19, HIV infection, measles, influenza viruses, rotaviruses, adenoviruses, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
The diarrheal infection of children is caused by the group A rotaviruses.
Group B rotaviruses have caused major epidemics of adult diarrhea in China.
The diarrhea is usually caused by opportunistic infections of the digestive tract; the most common disease agents are Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia lamblia, Campylobacter, or rotaviruses.
Typically, children ages three to 15 months are more vulnerable to rotaviruses, the most significant cause of acute watery diarrhea.Advertisement
Outbreaks of diarrhea caused by rotaviruses are common during the winter and early spring months, especially in child care centers.
Worldwide, rotaviruses are estimated to cause 800,000 deaths annually in children under five years of age.
Adults can be infected with rotaviruses, but these infections typically have minimal or no symptoms.
Thorough hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the fecal-oral transmission of certain viruses, especially rotaviruses.