Rapid test for Rotavirus and Adenovirus Antigen, used for testing samples of diarrhoea from children under 5 years old.
Rotavirus and Adenovirus are important causes of viral gastroenteritis in children. Rotavirus is the most important viral cause of severe gastroenteritis in children worldwide. Symptoms are vomiting, fever and non-bloody diarrhoea and severe complications can occur. Adults are less severely affected. Symptoms can be protracted in the immunocompromised.
Synonyms or keywords:
Rota, Adeno, gastroenteritis