Colon non tumor
Infectious colitis (specific microorganisms)
Rotavirus of colon

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 9 January 2017, last major update November 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Rotavirus of colon
Cite this page: Rotavirus of colon. website. Accessed February 27th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • Most common cause of gastroenteritis in infants and young children worldwide
  • Usually self-limited disease in US, although major cause of childhood death (up to 500K annual deaths) in developing countries
  • Varies from mild watery diarrhea to severe diarrhea leading to dehydration and shock
  • Vaccine licensed for US infants in 2006 (MMWR Recomm Rep 2006;55:1)
Case Reports
  • Enzyme immunoassay
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Marked infiltration of lymphoid cells

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CD20-positive B-cells