Fact Sheet: Norovirus Environmental Cleaning, August 8, 2017

(2017) Fact Sheet: Norovirus Environmental Cleaning, August 8, 2017. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Noroviruses are a group of viruses that cause acute gastroenteritis in humans. The symptoms of norovirus infection include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cramping, and low-grade fever. Noroviruses are transmitted through the fecal-oral route, either by consumption of fecally contaminated food or water, direct person-to-person spread, or environmental and fomite contamination. This fact sheet is produced by Iowa Department of Public Health.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Noroviruses, Healthcare, Public Health
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Diseases
Health and medicine > Public health
ID Code: 32958
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 07 Jul 2020 15:27
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2020 15:27
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/32958