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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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
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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