Genotype Gi.6 norovirus, United States, 2010-2012

Eyal Leshem*, Leslie Barclay, Mary Wikswo, Everardo Vega, Nicole Gregoricus, Umesh D. Parashar, Jan Vinjé, Aron J. Hall

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We report an increase in the proportion of genotype GI.6 norovirus outbreaks in the United States from 1.4% in 2010 to 7.7% in 2012 (p<0.001). Compared with non-GI.6 outbreaks, GI.6 outbreaks were characterized by summer seasonality, foodborne transmission, and non-health care settings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1317-1320
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2013
Externally publishedYes


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