Gastroenteritis

Rotavirus Vaccination Linked to Decrease in Hospitalizations

Rotavirus Vaccination Linked to Decrease in Hospitalizations

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A significant decline in rotavirus disease-associated hospitalization, emergency department visits, and physician office visits was demonstrated in children younger than 5 years following implementation of the rotavirus vaccine.

Clinical pathway beneficial for pediatric acute gastroenteritis

Clinical pathway beneficial for pediatric acute gastroenteritis

Clinical pathway to improve care of acute gastroenteritis patients is associated with a sustained reduction in IV fluid use and length of stay in the pediatric emergency department.

Stat Consult: Norovirus 
infection

Stat Consult: Norovirus 
infection

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Norovirus is the leading cause of both sporadic and epidemic gastroenteritis worldwide.

Intranasal vaccine effective against Norwalk virus illness

Intranasal vaccine effective against Norwalk virus illness

Two doses of a virus-like particle vaccine protects against Norwalk virus gastroenteritis, infection.

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