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Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007

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Norovirus and Gastroenteritis in Hospitalized Children, Italy

Claudia Colomba*Comments to Author , Laura Saporito*, Giovanni M. Giammanco*, Simona De Grazia*, Stefania Ramirez*, Serenella Arista*, and Lucina Titone*
Author affiliations: *Università di Palermo, Palermo, Italy;

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Table 2

Severity score of 148 cases of infantile viral gastroenteritis related to their etiology*

Infection No. cases (%) Median severity score
NoV 58 (39.2) 8
HRV 50 (33.8) 10
AdV 4 (2.7) 8
NoV-HRV 27 (18.2) 10.5
NoV-AdV 3 (2) 10
NoV-HAstV 3 (2) 8
NoV-HRV-HAstV 2 (1.4) 14
HRV-AdV 1 (0.7) ND

*NoV, norovirus; HRV, rotavirus; AdV, adenovirus; HAstV, astrovirus; ND, not determined.

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