Genotype GI.6 Norovirus, United States, 2010–2012
Published Date:Aug 2013
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 19(8):1317-1320.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging
Description:We report an increase in the proportion of genotype GI.6 norovirus outbreaks in the United States from 1.4% in 2010 to 7.7% in 2012 (p<0.001). Compared with non-GI.6 outbreaks, GI.6 outbreaks were characterized by summer seasonality, foodborne transmission, and non-health care settings.
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