Disease Information for Astrovirus

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Constitutional symptoms
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute gastroenteritis
Colitis
Enterocolitis, Infection
Gastroenteritis, acute infectious
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Virus (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Definition

A genus of small, circular RNA viruses in the family ASTROVIRIDAE. They cause gastroenteritis and are found in the stools of several vertebrates including humans. Transmission is by the fecal-oral route. There are at least eight human serotypes and the type species is Human astrovirus 1.

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