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GIOVANNI GIAMMANCO

Norovirus GII.17 as major epidemic strain in Italy, winter 2015/16

  • Autori: Giammanco, G.; De Grazia, S.; Bonura, F.; Cappa, V.; Li Muli, S.; Pepe, A.; Medici, M.; Tummolo, F.; Calderaro, A.; Di Bernardo, F.; Dones, P.; Morea, A.; Loconsole, D.; Catella, C.; Terio, V.; Bã nyai, K.; Chironna, M.; Martella, V.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2017
  • Tipologia: Articolo in rivista (Articolo in rivista)
  • Parole Chiave: GII.17 Kawasaki 2014; Italy; Norovirus; enteric infections; gastroenteritis; viruses; Epidemiology; Microbiology (medical); Infectious Diseases

Abstract

In winter 2015/16, norovirus GII.17 Kawasaki 2014 emerged as a cause of sporadic gastroenteritis in children in Italy. Median patient age was higher for those with GII.17 than GII.4 infection (55 vs. 24 months), suggesting limited cross-protection for older children.

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