Isabel Wilhelmi de Cal
- [Rotavirus and other viruses causing acute childhood gastroenteritis]Isabel Wilhelmi de Cal
Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Severo Ochoa, Madrid, Espana
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 26:61-5. 2008..Vaccination against rotavirus could prevent cases of severe diarrhea and reduce the mortality attributable to this disease...
- Evaluation of two commercial enzyme immunoassays for the detection of norovirus in faecal samples from hospitalised children with sporadic acute gastroenteritisI Wilhelmi de Cal
Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Severo Ochoa, Leganes, Madrid, Spain
Clin Microbiol Infect 13:341-3. 2007..0% and 73.1%, respectively, for the Ridascreen assay. The sensitivity and specificity of both EIA tests require improvement, but they could both eventually be of use in the diagnosis of norovirus diarrhoea in clinical laboratories...
- [Nosocomial gastroenteritis and asymptomatic rotavirus and astrovirus infection in hospitalized children]E Roman Riechmann
Servicio de Pediatria, Hospital Severo Ochoa, Madrid, Spain
An Pediatr (Barc) 60:337-43. 2004..Nosocomial gastroenteritis is frequent in pediatric hospital wards. Between 20% and 50% of gastroenteritis cases caused by rotavirus and astrovirus are of nosocomial origin...