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Norovirus Disease in Older Adults Living in Long-Term Care Facilities: Strategies for Management

Chen, Yingxi; Hall, Aron J.; Kirk, Martyn

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Purpose of Review Noroviruses are the most common cause of gastroenteritis outbreaks in long-term care facility (LTCFs). This review summarizes the most up-to-date knowledge on norovirus infection in LTCFs with the aim of identifying potential strategies for management. Recent Findings LTCF residents are at greater risk of norovirus infection. Early identification of norovirus infection and prompt initiation of appropriate supportive therapy are required to reduce morbidity and mortality....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/244053
Source: Current Geriatric Reports
DOI: 10.1007/s13670-017-0195-z

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