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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Non-enveloped double-stranded RNA virus, family Reoviridae
  • Rotavirus strains are classified by serogroups (A through G).
  • The rotavirus particle is physically hardy. It is inactivated by alcohol concentrations >40% (Purell, Lysol) and free chlorine.
  • The infectious dose is small.

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Last updated: February 9, 2018

Citation

Fabre, Valeria. "Rotavirus." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2018. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540693/all/Rotavirus.
Fabre V. Rotavirus. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540693/all/Rotavirus. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Fabre, V. (2018). Rotavirus. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540693/all/Rotavirus
Fabre V. Rotavirus [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540693/all/Rotavirus.
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