Fast Five Quiz: Norovirus

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


September 22, 2020

The incubation period for norovirus is approximately 1-2 days (median period, approximately 33 hours). Symptoms typically last 1-3 days (or longer in immunocompromised individuals). Viral shedding continues after resolution of norovirus symptoms, often lasting 7-10 days. Estimates suggest that approximately 30% of norovirus cases are asymptomatic.

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