It’s Monday and time for another #microbeMonday!
- it a virus
- the most common cause of gastroenteritis
- results in about 685 million cases a year
- single stranded
- belong to the Caliciviridae family
- can be classified into 5 genotroups
- are non-enveloped
- have linear and non-segmented RNA genome
- replication is cytoplasmic
- replicates through positive stranded RNA virus transcription
- replicates in the small intestine of the host
- commonly diagnosed by polymerase chain reaction assays
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