Volume 17, Number 8—August 2011
Novel Surveillance Network for Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreaks, United States1
|Required CaliciNet fields||Description|
|LabOBNumber||Year, outbreak, and number|
|Outbreak date||Begin date of outbreak|
|Outbreak city||City where outbreak occurred|
|Outbreak state||State where outbreak occurred|
|Outbreak setting||Select outbreak setting†|
|Outbreak country||Country where outbreak occurred|
|Transmission||Foodborne, person-to-person, waterborne|
|Conventional RT-PCR||Results of RT-PCR‡|
|Sequence experiment||Sequence of region D§|
*RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR.
†Child care center, cruise ships, hospital, long-term care facility, party or event, restaurant, school and community, correctional center.
‡Region C or D.
§Region D is the preferred sequence, but region C is also accepted.
1Additional members of the CaliciNet participating laboratories who contributed data are listed at the end of this article.