Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Rotavirus Infection40

• Incubation period of 2 days

• 2- to 3-day prodrome of fever and vomiting

• Profuse diarrhea without blood or leukocytes (up to 10-20 stools per day)

• Severe dehydration

• Presentation in adults may vary from asymptomatic to nonspecific symptoms of headache, malaise, and chills to severe diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.

• Diagnosis can be made by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of the stool.

Table 76-4 Agents Responsible for Acute Viral Gastroenteritis and Diarrhea

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