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Norovirus GII.17 Associated with a Foodborne Acute Gastroenteritis Outbreak in Brazil, 2016

Author:
da Silva Ribeiro de Andrade, Juliana, Fumian, TulioMachado, Leite, JoséPaulo Gagliardi, de Assis, MatheusRibeiro, Fialho, AlexandreMadi, Mouta, Sergio, Santiago, CristianeMendes Pereira, Miagostovich, MarizePereira
Source:
Food and environmental virology 2018 v.10 no.2 pp. 212-216
ISSN:
1867-0334
Subject:
Norovirus, feces, gastroenteritis, lunch, phylogeny, Brazil
Abstract:
Foodborne transmission gastroenteritis (AGE) outbreak occurred during a celebration lunch in July, 2016, Brazil. All stool samples tested were positive for noroviruses (NoV) and phylogenetic analysis revealed that strains were genetically close to GII.17 Kawasaki_2014. These findings indicated circulation of NoV GII.17 Kawasaki_2014 in the Brazilian population, associated with AGE outbreak.
Agid:
5967163