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Norovirus (formerly Norwalk agent) is an RNA virus (taxonomic family Caliciviridae) that causes approximately 90% of epidemic nonbacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis around the world, and may be responsible for 50% of all foodborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in the United States.
Zylast selected as a winner of USAID Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge

Zylast selected as a winner of USAID Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge

Cepheid gets FDA clearance to market Xpert Norovirus

Cepheid gets FDA clearance to market Xpert Norovirus

Bacterial protein flagellin can prevent and cure rotavirus infection

Bacterial protein flagellin can prevent and cure rotavirus infection

UF Health researcher finds way to grow human norovirus

UF Health researcher finds way to grow human norovirus

Specific complex carbohydrates in human milk protect against Norovirus

Specific complex carbohydrates in human milk protect against Norovirus

Research shows that copper could help to prevent Ebola spread

Research shows that copper could help to prevent Ebola spread

Study finds that hospitalized patients wash their hands infrequently

Study finds that hospitalized patients wash their hands infrequently

New guidelines on how to use social media to communicate effectively about food safety

New guidelines on how to use social media to communicate effectively about food safety

Norovirus vaccines: an interview with Dr Benjamin Lopman, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Norovirus vaccines: an interview with Dr Benjamin Lopman, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Expert guidance offers recommendations for hand hygiene in healthcare facilities

Expert guidance offers recommendations for hand hygiene in healthcare facilities

Covenant and Sartori medical centers deploy TRU-D SmartUVC superbug-slaying robot

Covenant and Sartori medical centers deploy TRU-D SmartUVC superbug-slaying robot

New estimates highlight the importance of developing norovirus vaccines

New estimates highlight the importance of developing norovirus vaccines

Noroviruses responsible for almost a fifth of all cases of acute gastroenteritis

Noroviruses responsible for almost a fifth of all cases of acute gastroenteritis

Salmonella cases are not associated with Danish broiler meat, shows report

Salmonella cases are not associated with Danish broiler meat, shows report

TeleTracking’s hand hygiene technology redefines infection prevention standards at New Cross Hospital

TeleTracking’s hand hygiene technology redefines infection prevention standards at New Cross Hospital

Luminex announces group B strep as fifth assay planned for launch menu of ARIES

Luminex announces group B strep as fifth assay planned for launch menu of ARIES

Spring Bank announces 3 presentations on SB 9200 at 27th ICAR

Spring Bank announces 3 presentations on SB 9200 at 27th ICAR

FSA project to map occurrence of norovirus in food premises

FSA project to map occurrence of norovirus in food premises

Nearly 179 million cases of acute diarrhea occur each year in the U.S.

Nearly 179 million cases of acute diarrhea occur each year in the U.S.

Cepheid's revenues increase 16% to 106.9 million in first quarter 2014

Cepheid's revenues increase 16% to 106.9 million in first quarter 2014