"Norwalk virus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The type species in the genus NOROVIRUS, first isolated in 1968 from the stools of school children in Norwalk, Ohio, who were suffering from GASTROENTERITIS. The virions are non-enveloped spherical particles containing a single protein. Multiple strains are named after the places where outbreaks have occurred.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Norwalk virus".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Norwalk virus" by people in Profiles.
Histo-blood group antigen assay for detecting noroviruses in water. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Nov; 74(21):6818-9.