Rotavirus

Chapter

Abstract

Diagnosis of infection with rotavirus A is made by identification of the virus in the patient's stool by enzyme immunoassay. There are several licensed test kits on the market which are sensitive, specific and detect all serotypes of rotavirus A. Other methods such as electron microscopy and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis are used in research laboratories.

Keywords

National Immunization Program Outer Capsid Protein Nontypeable Strain Genotype Specific Primer Round Consensus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Enteric Virus Research GroupMurdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children’s HospitalParkvilleAustralia

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