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What is the definition or description of: norwalk virus?
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Infectious Disease 20 years experience
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Norwalk Virus: Norwalk virus causes viral gastroenteritis often within 24 to 48 hours of exposure. Most often the symptoms last from 12 to 48 hours. Sx's may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, headache, muscle pain, low-grade fever & malaise. Norwalk virus occurs more often in adults & older children as compared to infants / toddlers.
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Last updated Feb 8, 2021
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