Volume 17, Number 8—August 2011
Incidence of Acute Gastroenteritis and Role of Norovirus, Georgia, USA, 2004–2005
|Age group, y||% Persons with acute gastroenteritis who sought medical care
||% Persons who submitted a fecal specimen of those with acute gastroenteritis who sought medical care
|<3 d illness duration||Any illness duration||<3 d illness duration||Any illness duration|
*Acute gastroenteritis is defined as diarrhea (>3 loose stools in a 24-h period) beginning within the past month and in the absence of a chronic disease for which diarrhea is a major sign. Data were obtained from the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) Population Survey, cycles 3–5 (2; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unpub. data).