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What are the tests for rotavirus infection?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Poo sent to lab

Some stool water/solids can be sent to a laboratory that will test the material for the presence of the rotovirus antigen (bodies) using a simple test.
It seldom changes the method of treatment for the child but helps monitor the activity of the virus in the community.

In brief: Poo sent to lab

Some stool water/solids can be sent to a laboratory that will test the material for the presence of the rotovirus antigen (bodies) using a simple test.
It seldom changes the method of treatment for the child but helps monitor the activity of the virus in the community.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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