TABLE 3.

Reported settings associated gastroenteritis outbreaks caused by NoVs, RVs, AdVs, AsVs, SaVs, mixed viruses, and unexplained sources from 1994 to October 2008a

VirusNo. (%) of outbreaks
Residential institutionHospitalDay care centerRestaurant, café, pub, barOtherbTotal
NoV786 (82.1)397 (77.8)41 (49.3)71 (75.5)130 (71.4)1,425 (78.0)
RV59 (6.2)22 (4.3)13 (15.7)4 (2.2)98 (5.4)
AdV4 (0.4)2 (0.4)4 (4.8)10 (0.5)
AsV2 (0.3)1 (0.2)2 (1.1)5 (0.3)
SaV8 (0.8)5 (1.0)1 (1.2)1 (0.5)15 (0.8)
Mixed4 (0.4)3 (0.6)12 (14.5)1 (1.1)1 (0.5)21 (1.2)
Unexplained94 (9.8)80 (15.7)12 (14.5)22 (23.4)44 (24.2)252 (13.8)
Total957 (52.4)510 (27.9)83 (4.5)94 (5.1)182 (10.0)1,826 (100)
  • a Data are from a previous study (20).

  • b A school; private house; aircraft, ship, train, bus; wedding; office; police office; summer camp; monastery; hotel; rehabilitation center; and unknown.