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Volume 26, Number 1—January 2020

Infectivity of Norovirus GI and GII from Bottled Mineral Water during a Waterborne Outbreak, Spain

Susana Guix, Cristina Fuentes, Rosa M. Pintó, Albert Blanco, Aurora Sabrià, Eduard Anfruns-Estrada, Virginia Rodríguez Garrido, Manuel Alonso, Rosa Bartolomé, Thais Cornejo, Tomàs Pumarola, and Albert BoschComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (S. Guix, C. Fuentes, R.M. Pintó, A. Blanco, A. Sabrià, E. Anfruns-Estrada, A. Bosch); Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona (V. Rodríguez Garrido, M. Alonso, R. Bartolomé, T. Cornejo, T. Pumarola)

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Table 2

Illness status observed for secretors and nonsecretors of norovirus, according to different daily doses of ingested virus genomes, Spain*

Virus genotype
Ingested genome copies/d
Ingested infectious genome copies/d

No. exposed persons
% Symptomatic persons
No. exposed persons
% Symptomatic persons
220–660 10–29 9 22.2 5 40.0
661–1,100 30–49 5 80.0 1 100.0

GII 1,160–3,480 65–196 9 33.3 5 0.0
3,481–5,800 197–327 5 80.0 1 0.0
>5,800 >327 2 100.0 2 0.0

*n = 13. Persons who did not provide a stool sample were excluded from the analysis.

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