Rotavirus

Etiology

  • Common cause of acute enteritis in kids <5
  • Vaccine preventable

Risk Factors

  • Typically young children
  • Can occur in adults, though usually mild
  • Spread fecal-oral, close contact

Symptoms

  • F
  • Abrupt onset n
  • V
  • F
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Incubation 2d, duration 1-3d

Physical Exam Findings

  • F
  • Tachycardia, hypotension, other signs of hypovolemia if severe

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