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Volume 20, Number 11—November 2014

Seroprevalence of Norovirus Genogroup IV Antibodies among Humans, Italy, 2010–2011

Barbara Di MartinoComments to Author , Federica Di Profio, Chiara Ceci, Elisabetta Di Felice, Kim Y. Green, Karin Bok, Simona De Grazia, Giovanni M. Giammanco, Ivano Massirio, Eleonora Lorusso, Canio Buonavoglia, Fulvio Marsilio, and Vito Martella
Author affiliations: Università degli Studi di Teramo, Teramo, Italy (B. Di Martino, F. Di Profio, C. Ceci, E. Di Felice, F. Marsilio); National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A. (K.Y. Green, K. Bok); Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy (S. De Grazia, G.M. Giammanco); Azienda USL di Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy (I. Massirio); Università Aldo Moro di Bari, Valenzano, Italy (E. Lorusso, C. Buonavoglia, V. Martella)

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Seroprevalence of IgG antibody against norovirus GIV.1 and GIV.2 in human serum specimens, Italy, 2010–2011*

NoV GIV virus-like particles
Serum dilutions
Total (%)
1:200 (%)
1:400 (%)
GIV.1 78 (14.5) 40 (7.4) 118/535 (22.0)
GIV.2 12 (2.2) 14 (2.6) 26/535 (4.8)
GIV.1+GIV.2 3 (0.5) 4 (0.7) 7/535 (1.3)

*GIV; genogroup IV; NoV, norovirus.

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