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Management of Norovirus Gastroenteritis in the Community.

Noroviruses are the most common cause of infectious gastrointestinal disease in the community. This article explores the epidemiology of Noroviruses and discusses strategies for prevention and control in community settings. Noroviruses are spread by the faecal-oral route and are highly infectious. Sound hygiene in kitchens, bathrooms and thorough hand washing and careful environmental cleaning with bleach are important to prevent spread. Br J Community Nurs. 2009;14(3):117-21.

Author: Gould D

Published: 01/07/2009

Publication Type: Journal article

Publisher: British Journal of Community Nursing