Prevalence of antibody to the Norwalk virus in various countries.

H. B. Greenberg, J. Valdesuso, A. Z. Kapikian, R. M. Chanock, R. G. Wyatt, W. Szmuness, J. Larrick, J. Kaplan, R. H. Gilman, D. A. Sack

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Abstract

Serum samples from children and adults from several countries were tested by radioimmunoassay for antibody to the Norwalk virus. Antibody was commonly found in adults from all the countries tested. Antibody appears to be acquired more rapidly in children from underdeveloped countries than in children from the United States.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)270-273
Number of pages4
JournalInfection and immunity
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Greenberg, H. B., Valdesuso, J., Kapikian, A. Z., Chanock, R. M., Wyatt, R. G., Szmuness, W., Larrick, J., Kaplan, J., Gilman, R. H., & Sack, D. A. (1979). Prevalence of antibody to the Norwalk virus in various countries. Infection and immunity, 26(1), 270-273. https://doi.org/10.1128/iai.26.1.270-273.1979