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  • n. Plural form of norovirus.


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  • She says gastroenteritis is caused by noroviruses, which are normally transmitted through contact with an infected person.

    About 100 sickened after swim meet

  • Getty Images As a matter of fact, we do contract mild cases of such diseases—including from salmonella, campylobacter, E. coli, and noroviruses—all the time.

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  • The symptoms were likely caused by noroviruses, a group of viruses that cause inflammation of the stomach and large intestines, according to the CDC.

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  • In the case of viruses some are found in saliva (the noroviruses, as an example, but noteither HIV or HBV unless there's blood present) but typically they're at concentrations several orders of magnitude lower than what's found in feces.

    We are in Mexico and my husband is ill

  • When we talk about these noroviruses, also called norwalk viruses, there are actually very common in the general population.

    CNN Transcript Dec 12, 2006

  • As fecal coliforms on your toothbrush won't necessarily make you sick, but the spray from toilet water has been known to spread noroviruses, which are responsible for overly concerned over the microorganisms living on your toothbrush bristles.

    Slate Magazine

  • About 40 percent of disinfectants on the commercial market are alcohol - or ammonium-based, and this new study has found that these cleaners are virtually ineffective at eliminating noroviruses -- a group of viruses that sicken over 21 million people in the United States each year with "stomach flu" or food poisoning.

  • Some 40 percent of commercial disinfectants used to clean surfaces are believed to be ineffective in eliminating noroviruses, a group of viruses responsible for more than half of all food-borne gastroenteritis outbreaks.

  • All commercial disinfectants may not be effective in cleansing noroviruses, a viruses that are behind half of all foodborne gastroenteritis - Business News

  • Bleach-based products proved the most successful in lowering the concentration of noroviruses, according to a new study. - Business News


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