Norovirus Surveillance among Callers to Foodborne Illness Complaint Hotline, Minnesota, USA, 2011–2013
Published Date:Aug 2013
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 19(8):1293-1296.
Aged, 80 And Over
Funding:5U50CK000204/CK/NCEZID CDC HHS/United States
Description:Norovirus is the leading cause of foodborne disease in the United States. During October 2011-January 2013, we conducted surveillance for norovirus infection in Minnesota among callers to a complaint-based foodborne illness hotline who reported diarrhea or vomiting. Of 241 complainants tested, 127 (52.7%) were positive for norovirus.
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