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An outbreak of food-borne gastroenteritis in two hospitals associated with a Norwalk-like virus

  • J. V. S. Pether (a1) and E. O. Caul (a2)

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Two connected outbreaks of gastroenteritis in separate hospitals associated with a small round structured virus morphologically indistinguishable from the Norwalk virus are described. The virus was most probably introduced on chicken sandwiches prepared by a member of the kitchen staff who was incubating the disease.

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