Rotavirus pathogenicity

B Burke, U Desselberger

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The pathogenicity of rotaviruses depends on multiple viral and host factors. In this review the evidence for the involvement of a number of viral genes in the ability to cause disease is presented. Different genes are of importance in different rotavirus-host systems: there is no single pathogenicity factor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-305
Number of pages7
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 15 Apr 1996
Externally publishedYes


  • Animals
  • Genes, Viral/physiology
  • Humans
  • Rotavirus/pathogenicity
  • Rotavirus Infections/virology

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