Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and norovirus gastroenteritis: a previously unrecognized cause of morbidity

C Roddie, J P V Paul, R Benjamin, C I Gallimore, J Xerry, J J Gray, K S Peggs, E C Morris, K J Thomson, K N Ward

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Abstract

Noroviruses are a hitherto unsuspected cause of prolonged morbidity and mortality in adults after allogeneic HSCT. The use of reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction to detect high viral load levels in feces distinguishes norovirus gastroenteritis from gut GVHD.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1061-1068
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume49
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2009

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